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2nd Warning Barometer on the situation of human rights in Brazil: the struggle for democracy in Brazil must continue!

The Solidarity with Brazil Coalition has been running for almost two years and is currently continuing its awareness-raising work with the publication of the 2nd version of the Warning Barometer on the situation of human rights in Brazil.
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Abbé Pierre’s message - Christmas 1955

During a Christmas special edition of the review Faim & Soif, Abbé Pierre reminds us in strong terms, one year after his resounding appeal in Winter 1954, of the importance of fighting against poverty and helping the most vulnerable, with special emphasis on not losing the energy of our initial ‘uprising’. He also talks about consolidating the Emmaus movement and the emerging links with organisations in other countries, such as Canada, Argentina, Peru, Japan, Denmark, India and a number of countries in Africa, at a time when the struggles led by the Emmaus movement started to resound internationally.

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Challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis for a world of greater solidarity

To respond to the challenges posed by this health crisis and to reflect on the issues raised during this difficult period, CRID members - a coalition created in the 1970s made up of around fifty French NGOs, including Emmaus International during the 1990s - drafted a political discussion memo to raise key issues and put forward alternatives common to international solidarity organisations. 

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International Migrants’ Day: let’s celebrate those bringing solidarity to life!


 Last year, on 18 December 2019, the United Nations Secretary General marked International Migrants’ Day by urging leaders to ensure migrants receive equal protection of all their human rights. It has to be said that there was no follow up to this message and the situation has deteriorated even further as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The abbé Pierre archives: a treasure stored at the ANMT (National Archives of the Working World) for 20 years

Exactly 20 years ago, on 11th December 2000, Abbé Pierre’s personal papers and Emmaus International’s archives were officially deposited in the National Archives of the Working World (ANMT) in Roubaix, in the presence of Abbé Pierre and Michel Duffour, Secretary of State for Heritage and Cultural Decentralisation.

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