In 2005, several NGOs’ representative from across Europe started reflecting upon the widening gap between European institutions and the citizens they were supposed to serve and represent, following French and Dutch NOs to the referendum on a new European Treaty.
Ten years later, we wanted to look back at the past achievements and explore the future engagements of the European Civic Forum network.
"Everytime the police try to stop a protest announcing 'attention attention, this is the police', we shout out 'attention attention, this is the citizens"
Advice: it's still time to stop the authoritarian domino effect in #Europe@FestivalSabir
Today the offices @SOSMedFrance were attacked and occupied by nationalist group. The police arrested troublemakers, no injured among staff.
From verbal violence to physical, it seems that there is only one leap for xenophobic groups.