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Hundreds of people for Troy Davis in Paris

We decided to dedicate this C’est la vie in France weekly post to Troy Davis. As you may already know if you read the Sama Gazette, and with the strong support of French artist Max Dana, we actively work to bring attention to his case. In a few words: ‘Troy Davis was sentenced to death in 1991 for the murder of police officer Mark Allen MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia in 1989. No physical evidence directly links Davis to the murder – no ...


Friday Digest: Aung San Suu Kyi, WOZA, CIA

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Sunday Roundup: Bahrain, Sudan, Physics…

Sunday Roundup is a rendezvous on Max Dana’s Blog. It sounds like our weekly Friday Digest which Max said it inspired her but we have to admit her news roundup is far more detailed than ours! You can also read this post on Max Dana’s Blog. The Bahrain Grand Prix will not go ahead. Many concerned people such as #Nicholas Kristof and Kenneth Roth tweeted this week about the upcoming Formula One Grand Prix expected to take place next October ...


Friday Digest: Gaddafi, Bin Laden, al-Bashir…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Friday Digest: Kyrgyzstan, Gaza, Rwanda, Al Qaida…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Stand With Suu Kyi in New York City on June 18th!

Almost a year ago, we wrote about Aung San Suu Kyi back to home confinement. On October 6, 2009, Human Rights Watch, Info Birmanie, FIDH, Amnesty International, SOS pour Aung San Suu Kyi and La Ligue des Droits de L’homme called for a meeting at the Hotel de Ville of Paris: Aung San Suu Kyi: candles in Paris tonight. Many Sama Readers living in Paris joined the event and did light candles to support Suu Kyi. Now Sama Readers from New York City can ...


2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa: hopes & concerns

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa, and it is the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation. Billions of Football fans are desperate to watch the FIFA World Cup and we personally know several of them who will not miss a single match. But the 2010 FIFA World Cup goes far beyond the sporting event. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, a medical doctor and Master of Public ...


Friday Digest: Oil Spill, Israeli Raid, Zimbabwe, Burma…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @AmnestyOnline

Last week Amnesty International celebrated its 40th anniversary. This is why we decided to honor the organization and dedicate this Twitter Sunday to @AmnestyOnline. Amnesty International holds a special place for us because the organization (represented by Geneviève Garrigos, President of Amnesty International France – AIF) signed the “60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary” Initiative launched by Max Dana on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of ...


Mother’s Day: Gifts, articles and mothers over the world

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday that recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well the positive contributions that they make to society. In the United States, it is celebrated on the second Sunday in May (May 8 this year) but in Norway it was celebrated in February, in France it will be on May 30, in Indonesia in December… Every country its own date to celebrate Mothers. So we decided to celebrate Mother’s Day ...






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