[fund] resisting fundamentalisms

Deux approches ordonnent l’attitude des censeurs :

1) en travaillant dans leur pays, et surtout dans les structures de l’Etat, ces hommes et ces femmes, journalistes, professeurs, directeurs d’écoles ou d’universités, avocats, médecins se sont mis au service d’un système brutalement répressif, injuste, corrompu. En acceptant d’être fonctionnaires, ils se sont rangés d’emblée dans la catégorie des ennemis du peuple ; leur élimination physique apparaît donc justifiable ;
In 1993, concerned over growing communalism and the need to redefine the concept of secularism for a cohesive society, a group of eminent academics, social activists and prominent citizens mobilised and formed the CSSS.
Few developments in the post-Cold War era have captured public attention, stirred primal fears, stoked the fires of racism, and stymied critical thinking quite so thoroughly as the rise of fundamentalism. Although it is a force to be reckoned with in virtually every area of public endeavour, the rise of fundamentalism presents a very specific, and somewhat unique, challenge to the emerging field of reproductive health and rights.
Today, in Algeria, the execution and murder of women, foreigners and intellectuals by Muslim extremists have become systematic. Such typically fascist acts have given rise to feelings of outrage. Logically, therefore, one would expect that the most lucid would rally around a struggle against such a political vision or, at the very least, in defense of the memory of the victims.
Over 70,000 women, men, youth and children marched through the streets of Porto Alegre on Thursday for peace and to oppose war and neo-liberal economic policies.
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