A recent interview with French women’s rights minister Laurence Rossignol, in which she compared Muslim women wearing the veil to ‘American negroes who were in…View More The politics of the veil in France – a reflection on the shortcomings of western feminism
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After the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the spread of Zika virus a ‘public health emergency of international concern’ on 1 February, the world’s attention…View More Can the Outbreak of Zika Virus Change Brazil’s Strict Abortion Laws?
The victory of Poland’s conservative Law and Justice party (also known by the acronym PiS) in the general elections on 25 October marks a milestone…View More Polish Elections: What the Victory of the Right Means for the EU and Russia
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When Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister of the Interior presented the bill on asylum law in the Conseil des Ministres on the 23rd July by few contested…View More Reforming French Asylum Law- Ambitions and Limitations
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s Facebook announcement on the 19th of September, declaring his return to politics, ended months of speculation about his possible comeback.…View More Sarkozy’s Return – The Change France Needs?