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Suzanne Lehn

A translator on GV Ligua – French since July 2008, co-editor.
A retiree from civil service, based in Strasbourg, I am keener than ever on news worldwide and a fan of multilinguism.

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Latest posts by Suzanne Lehn

Detention of Gaspard Glanz is a sign of France’s increasingly authoritarian treatment of journalists

The French government is increasingly using security and defense secrets as excuses for clamping down on journalists. The industry has pushed back.

Should you have to save a child to be allowed to stay in France?

"...police force will continue to pursue all of his unfortunate brothers and to harass the allies who come to their aid. A sinister and immoral comedy of power without principles."

WordFrames: ‘Migrants’ and ‘refugees’ in French media

Is a person's right to freedom of movement all in the name we give them?

‘Crimes of Solidarity’ Once Again Lead to Outcry in France

While the controversial new bill on immigration is under review by the parliament, harassment of migrants and those who dare to help them is in full throttle in France.

InfoBus Provides Remaining Calais Asylum Seekers and Migrants With WiFi and Information

Dismantling the Jungle has not gotten rid of the migrants in Calais. An organization is helping those that remain to communicate by providing Wifi access, portable devices, and information.

France Sees Sharp Rise in Blocked and De-Listed Websites

Authorities have blocked or de-listed more than 2,700 websites in the fight against child pornography and terrorism, but with little oversight.

A French Videographer is Detained, Highlighting France's Odd Use of ‘State of Emergency’

Gaspard Glantz, Taranis News site creator and video reporter focusing on protest movements in France is facing legal challenges that constraint his work.

Helping Out With Migrants Stuck in Calais, France

Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".

The US is No ‘Safe Harbor’ for Citizens’ Data

The European Court of Justice struck down the data transfer agreement between the EU and the US. Privacy advocates are smiling while US tech companies are unsure of what's next.

Facing Sweeping Surveillance Bill, French Public Falls Between Alarm and Indifference

Civil liberties defenders say a pending bill could catapult France into a new position of power in the field of international Internet surveillance.

Help Wanted to Make Sure the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP 21 Will Result in Concrete Actions

Photoblog Documents Eviction of Migrants’ Makeshift Camp in Paris

Following Hundreds of Deaths at Sea, a ‘Die-In’ in France Calls for EU Migrant Reform

The number of migrants killed while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have increased dramatically. Still the European Union's priorities don't seem to be about saving lives.

The Christmas When the French City of Angoulême Built Cages Against Its Homeless People

The holiday spirit in the French city of Angoulême this year meant taking measures against homeless people. The outrage was swift, but will it last?

A March in Solidarity with Migrants Who Perished Trying to Reach Europe

Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy

Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.

World Forum for Democracy Will Discuss “Youth and Democracy” in Strasbourg, France

Gabriela García Calderón, Making Global Voices Part of Her Daily Life for 7 Years

To celebrate 10 years of Global Voices, we are interviewing our contributors. In this installment, early GV Spanish member Gabriela Garcia Calderón tells us about her long-lasting commitment.

Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling

The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.

French NGO Tackles the ‘Roma Question’ Through Community Building Projects

The Embassy of PEROU aims to bring together suburb residents and their shantytown neighbors by building community centers together and improving general living conditions.

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