ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The French Republic Unveiled

Charlie and the Underdog

The mobilisations following the attacks in Paris revealed a moral and political crisis. The call for national unity should however stop delegitimising and criminalising dissenting voices and give way to critical introspection regarding France's inability to face its societal and political failures. Rather than merely hammering republican values, the acceptance of postcolonial immigrants as full-fledged citizens with specific problems, experiences, and voices represents the only path to a democratic future.

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