Monthly Archives: November 2010

Death is no longer homeless …

cemetry (C) by PhillipC / flickr
Thursday, November 25th, 2010 -

The organisation “Mort sans toi(t)” staged a tribute yesterday afternoon in the square of the common graveyard (La Guillotière, Lyon), in dedication of the homeless who had died between July 2009 to June 2010 alone and on the streets. Once (…)

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Inversing the traditional European dress code

dress (C) by Cristiano Betta / flickr
Monday, November 22nd, 2010 -

There have been intense and severe debates in Europe, but one topic outshines others during the last several months. “Banning the Burka!” Belgium and France initiated the first step and have paved the way for some politicians in other countries (…)

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Guerlain … a perfume called scandal !

perfume flacon (C) by pausimausi /
Friday, November 19th, 2010 -

“For once, I started working as a negro. I do not know if the Blacks have always worked so hard, but finally I had …” These few words uttered last Friday by Jean-Paul Guerlain on the set of “13h de (…)

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What about Germany?

"Brandenburger Tor" in the capital of Germany - Berlin (C) by Wolfgang Staudt / flickr
Thursday, November 18th, 2010 -

People ask me about Muslims in Germany and want me to describe their situation in the country where I was born and bred in. It’s really difficult to answer those questions. I often don’t know what to say. People in Germany say (…)

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