Freelance, project coordinator and event organiser, I work in the field of human rights, development and culture, mainly at international level. My path brought me to spend some time in India where I worked (and still do) with Ekta Parishad, a social movement for the landless peasants, and its international ramifications. Being both French and German, I feel concerned, since a long time, by women's rights and conflict issues.
Latest posts by Marie Bohner
15 December 2015
23 March 2015
Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.
10 May 2014
17 April 2014
Portrait of Suzanne Lehn, co-manager of French language Global Voices, by Marie Bohner. Her vision of today's media and the subjects she is passionate about.
26 February 2014
5 February 2014
29 October 2013
In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.
26 September 2013
11 September 2013
21 August 2013
6 August 2013
When a man sets himself on fire in protest, no one accuses him of harming the movement he self-immolated for. Why does FEMEN face those accusations?
31 July 2013
11 July 2013
The recent protests in Turkey seem to have generated questions about identity in France, with the French asking themselves variations of, "Do we share the same values?"
31 May 2013
A violent fire destroyed an abandoned factory in the eastern French city of Lyon squatted by families from the Roma community, killing two women and 12-year-old child. In the aftermath,...
22 May 2013
As rapid industrialization and development in India snatches up land and livelihoods, activist groups such as Ekta Parishad have loudly campaigned on behalf of the landless and homeless and pressured...