Stories about French from September, 2016
French Diversity Raises an Eyebrow at Nicolas Sarkozy’s ‘Our Ancestors Are the Gauls’ Declaration
"When you're six years old and you read that your ancestors were Gauls, with fair hair and blue eyes... it wasn't only us who giggled, it was the teacher, too.”
The Struggles of Peacebuilding in Mali
Between the signing of the peace accord on June 20, 2014, and June 25, 2015, Mali recorded 191 attacks, leaving 385 people dead.
Why Do So Many Eritreans Risk Their Lives Fleeing the Country?
"Eritrea is an authoritarian state. There is no independent justice system, no parliament, no democratic institutions to speak of. "
Algerian Court Upholds Conviction of Activist Jailed for Insulting Islam on Facebook
Despite having his sentenced decreased by two years, Bouhafs will still remain in jail for expressing his views.
Another Contested Election in Gabon Sparks Civil Unrest
Clashes between police forces and protesters have erupted, following accusations of rigged elections in Gabon.
After Two Months on Hunger Strike, Jailed Algerian Journalist Enters Coma
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.