Olivier Higgins and Mélanie Carrier traveled from Mongolia to Kolkata, at the mouth of the Ganges in India, passing through Xinjiang, the Taklamakan Desert...
September 2005. The Israelis are leaving Gaza. But how about the situation in the West Bank ?
Three Palestinian towns dying of confinement and suffocation : Nablus, the rebellious, lively and loud… Hebron, the resigned, empty and silent… Qalqilya, dying… And a giraffe her eyes wide open, with an infinite look of sadness. Closing your eyes or how to open our eyes when they are wide shut
Though still fairly unknown in Europe, Toussaint Louverture was the first great Black leader, prior to Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
Born a slave in the French settlement of San Domingo - present-day Haiti - Louverture had an extraordinary career, becoming General of the French army and eventually the Governor of the colony. Opposing Napoleon, wishing to reestablish slavery, he died in 1803; a prisoner of a French Jura fortress.
In response to this unprecedented migration crisis, people are actively proposing an alternative to general indifference.
Since 2011, thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe. The old continent’s answer is either nonexistent or done on a security basis. Against this state of non-assistance to people in danger, a handful of civilians in Europe are getting involved to bring back some humanity into this unprecedented crisis.