Posts Tagged “Europe”

Run, run From the Jungle

By |

Run, run From the Jungle

Run, run From the Jungle This human drama is turning into a French political disaster on the eve of the presidential election (April, 2017), in the wake of the rising French anti-migrants and immigrants sentiment. By Abdennour Toumi On Monday, demolition crews under orders from French authorities began to take down the infamous Calais “refugee”…

Read more »

Border(less): refugees face challenges

By |

Border(less): refugees face challenges

Border(less): refugees face challenges. Today we follow a Kurdish family as they flee their home and navigate Europe’s elusive borders.  By Kerning Cultures How do you lose a family member in Europe’s elusive borders? And as a refugee how do you navigate the world of smugglers when crossing the English Channel? At a time when…

Read more »

UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity

By |

UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity

UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity. France’s squad footballers cultural and ethnic origin, particularly for second and third generation football stars immigrants are victims of institutionalized racism. By Abdennour Toumi The UEFA Euro 2016 championship edition is one of world soccer’s most watched events. France is the hosting country and the most favored to win…

Read more »

Israeli journalist reports on challenges of Syrian refugees

By |

Israeli journalist reports on challenges of Syrian refugees

Plight of Syrian refugees traveling through Europe documented in video by Israeli journalist Seth Frantzman By Ray Hanania Israeli journalist and writer Seth J. Frantzman has produced an insightful video documentary on the challenges of the plight of Syrian refugees called “The Human Face of the European Union Refugee Crisis.” The documentary is a collection…

Read more »

The Difficult is the Path Itself, discrimination in France

By |

The Difficult is the Path Itself, discrimination in France

By Abdennour Toumi — Paris – France The “Charlie” spirit still haunts France’s politicians, media, academicians and streets. France pre-January 7/15 is no longer France post-January 11/15. Meanwhile on the avenues, in the banlieues (suburbs), and Sunday markets everything seems to be going at a normal pace, and life moves on.  Still the tension is…

Read more »

Who is Hayat Boumeddiene?

By |

Who is Hayat Boumeddiene?

As world’s most wanted woman, Hayat Boumeddiene is the subject of manhunt of  every intelligence service in the world,looking for clues to find her . The last known whereabouts of Boumeddiene was in Turkey where she crossed from France a day before the attacks last week on French Satire Magazine Charlie Hebdo. Boumeddiene is now…

Read more »