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Lhe years comply with each other and are comparable in universities. A minority of scholars, abusing the freedoms provided by the tutorial setting and making the most of the complicity of actual agitation professionals and a sure variety of energetic or complacent relays within the political or media world, determined to make our instructional and analysis institutions are its ideological propaganda headquarters, depriving the remainder of the scholars of their very own freedoms and of any type of debate.

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The college students who’re victims of this minority nonetheless represent the silent majority. Faced with the ferocity of the pack, the hateful, typically anti-Semitic overtones, which doesn’t hesitate to reply with invective, insult, intimidation or harassment in the direction of anybody who dangers expressing disagreement or just nuance , this majority has to this point most well-liked silence to extra express assist for humanist and universalist activists engaged inside our universities.

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The result’s the chance of a fast collapse of the elementary values ​​which ought to nonetheless represent the idea of those establishments, reminiscent of dialogue, openness, the considering of various opinions which ought to enable the talk of concepts, with respect and serenity.

Not to say, very instantly, the violence carried out in opposition to all college students merely wishing to finish their research, so important for the overwhelming majority of them who haven’t any different means to participate within the functioning of society to the peak of their talents and their ambitions, and calmly method the present examination interval – which is sadly already compromised!

Allow a balanced republican debate

This minority with sectarian strategies will not be, nevertheless, solely liable for this worrying state of affairs. We have famous that media and political assist for this minority is quite a few, whereas it typically takes the scenario to degenerate or change into dangerously harmful for our spokespersons to be timidly listened to and heard. That just one group has the chance to specific themselves or to seem publicly clearly doesn’t assist in creating areas for debate or in offering safety for all college students, beginning with essentially the most susceptible. between them.

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This is why the silent majority in universities should be capable to converse once more. And for that, she wants you*! Dear elected representatives of the Republic, come and assist us wherever debate is prevented! Dear media, give our representatives equal talking time to permit a balanced Republican debate! Dear activists, of all affiliations, assist us on social networks and in all areas the place it’s doable! Help us to be heard greater than the vociferous minority!

The way forward for the humanist, republican, feminist and universalist youth of our nation depends upon your dedication to us. This youth should not be stored in pressured silence, on the threat of endangering your complete Republic. The time has come for the silent majority to rise! The time has come for the Republican response!

Signatories: Mathys Dupuiselected Sorbonne University pupil, incapacity referent for the junior pole of #JamaisSansElles; Tatiana F-Salomonpresident of #JamaisSansElles and Les Humains Associés; Jean-Michel Blanquercollege professor, president of the Laboratory of the Republic; Etienne Parizotastrophysicist and college professor, vice-president of #JamaisSansElles; Natacha Quester-Séméonbasic director of #JamaisSansElles; Hannah ALicra activist; Myriam Abitbolformer vice-dean of scholars on the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Sorbonne University; Sylvain Attaljournalist ; Arthur Billotpolitical activist; Zohra BitanRMC columnist; Philippe Charliervice-president of #JamaisSansElles; Nöllan Duclouxpresident of Jeunes France; Ewann DelaunayPresident of Jeunesse France Harcèlement; Lucas Duvalnationwide youth co-delegate of Licra; Matteo FontiUGA Grenoble regulation pupil; Aurélien Gilletmember of the Board of Directors of Sciences Po Strasbourg; Isabelle Gougenheimadministration of associations; Thomas HalberstadtDeputy Mayor of Mézières-sur-Seine, member of the nationwide workplace of Young Radicals; Dan Haliouapupil ; Thomas Jaypupil and member of the Laboratory of the Republic; Hugo Gardenartist, member of the junior pole of #JamaisSansElles; Laurent Kleinregional delegate and member of the Territoire de Progrès committee; Son Lamanti-racist activist; Saskia Lefevrenationwide youth co-delegate of Licra; Jean-Paul Lilienfeldfilm director ; Anna Mariottimember of Licra; Florent Mazyformer vice-dean of scholars; Lucas Mullerpupil in Political Science; Lila Nantarapupil, co-president of the Lille department of the Laboratoire de la République, member of the junior pole of #JamaisSansElles; NathanaelFranco-Israeli pupil; Sacha Quester-Séméonentrepreneur, founding member of #JamaisSansElles; Raphaël RevahLicra activist and pupil lawyer; Brian Simonfounding father of Youth's Horizon; Nicholas Simonpupil on the Catholic Institute of Toulouse and member of the Young Radicals of the Left; Mario Stasiopresident of Licra; Frank Tapiropromoting government and founding father of DDF; Harishan Uthayakumarpupil administrator at Paris-Panthéon Assas University, junior heart of #JamaisSansElles.

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