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By Alan Stephens, Ralph Walden

"For the Sake of Humanity" is a set of essays in honour of Clemens N. Nathan, a guy occupying a impressive place within the public lifetime of the uk. Over a interval of a number of many years, he has inspired and facilitated dialogue, study and examine on a remarkable array of subject matters, together with foreign companies, Human Rights, interfaith kinfolk and the Holocaust and German-Jewish historical past - in addition to in his personal zone services: fabric technology and know-how. His technique has been characterized by means of educational rigour, social situation and a dedication to ancient fact, besides an adventurous and leading edge spirit. a majority of these traits also are to be present in this selection of essays by way of his associates and admirers, to provide a really interesting booklet, with new insights into many themes, and a few chapters destined to turn into classics of their fields. especially, it truly is an erudite and fascinating quantity, packed with surprises!

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Trois noms les évoquent et les résumentâ•›: Phnom-Penh, Durban et, last but not least, Manhattan. Bien sûr, ce choix peut paraître arbitraire. Ni les Balkans, ni le Rwanda, entre autres, ne sont absents de ma mémoire. Mais si j’ai choisi le génocide des Khmers, le festival de haine antijuive qui s’est déroulé dans le cadre d’une conférence mondiale contre le racisme et l’attaque suicidaire et combien meurtrier du World Trade Center, c’est à cause du renversement des valeurs qu’ils exprimaient. Les «â•›Khmers rougesâ•›» au Cambodge, les militants extrémistes arabes ou africains en Afrique du Sud, les membres du réseau «â•›Al Quaidaâ•›» à New-York et à Washington ont cru faire le bien.

Malgré les actes de barbarie commis un peu partout, les prises d’otages, les assassinats – suicides, les incitations à la haine raciale et antisémite l’on sent que les principes énoncés plus haut commencent à s’incarner dans les mentalités et parfois dans les normes sociales. Au Conseil de l’Europe, ce «â•›laboratoire où se prépare et s’expérimente la coopération européenneâ•›» (Robert Schuman, discours du 10 décembre 1951) l’on était préoccupé en 2004 par le problème des migrations surtout concernant le courant «â•›Sud–Nordâ•›».

At the 2004 Commission the sponsors were: Algeria, Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, the Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe. At the 2003 General Assembly the sponsors were: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bhutan, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mauritania, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, Qatar, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, the Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe.

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