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Policy and campaigns

Faced with illegal water cuts #OnNeSeTairaPas (We Refuse to Be Quiet)

Committed to the fight for right to water for all for more than 10 years, Emmaus International would like to outline its support for the Fondation France Libertés and Coordination Eau Île-de-France who are being prosecuted for defamation by Veolia for denouncing illegal water cuts carried out by this multinational.

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Heritage

"We were aware of our privileged situation and social responsibilities”

Frédérique Weixler, the founder of the Emmaus Friends Committee in Rambervilliers, has been committed to the Movement since 1984 and was initially drawn in by the message of the Universal Manifesto.  Frédérique was the treasurer of Emmaus International in 2007, at the time of Abbé Pierre’s death.

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Policy and campaigns

We are all “solidarity criminals”

Increasing numbers of community activists are being convicted by the French courts for the crime of helping migrants. Emmaus International is part of the “Solidarity Criminals” collective, which publicly condemns the criminalization of acts of solidarity.

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Local news

Raihan Ali, Recognition for his 40 Years of Action

On 19 January Raihan Ali, founder of the Emmaus Thanapara association in Bangladesh, received an award from the United Movement Human Rights Organization for his work to protect human rights and maintain peace.

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Heritage

The Emmaus and Abbé Pierre Archives, a Treasure We Must Preserve

Florine Catteau is Emmaus International’s archivist. Her role is to preserve, file and promote the Abbé Pierre and Emmaus archives. These archives are a real historical and cultural treasure.

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