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About Simone Abel

Simone Abel is director of René Cassin, an organisation that draws on the experiences and values of Jewish people to promote universal human rights. She previously worked for Human Rights Watch, and as a journalist  

Articles by Simone Abel

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Jews, Gypsies and Travellers: a particular empathy

The legal eviction from their land of a large community on the edge of London raises disturbing questions about deep-rooted discrimination that Jewish historical experience can help to address, say Keith Kahn-Harris, Simone Abel & Shauna Leven.
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