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  • Vive éclosion des langues de révolte | Entre les lignes entre les mots
    https://entreleslignesentrelesmots.blog/2019/06/08/vive-eclosion-des-langues-de-revolte

    Arabat réunit un ensemble de textes, photographies et dessins et un film en deux parties sur DVD, le tout né de la résidence, en 2018, d’Élodie Claeys et de Caroline Cranskens à Plounéour‐Ménez, en plein cœur des monts d’Arrée.

    Le titre, signifiant en breton « ne pas » (aussi bien : « interdit », « défense de »  – « ça suffit »), est inspiré d’un poème d’Anjela Duval (1905−1981), paysanne et poétesse bretonne dont les artistes auteures se sont nourries tout au long de leur séjour entre deux hivers.

    #langues_de_révolte

    • Arabat
      Va hiraezh. Va c’hwervoni
      — N’anavezan ket an enoe —
      Arabat o lakaat em gwerzennoù.
      E teñvalañ kombod va c’halon
      E fell din o derc’hel kuzh.
      Arabat ‘ouezfe den va c’halvar
      Nemet an Hini en deus merket deomp an Hent.
      Arabat sammañ seurt sammoù
      War divskoaz ar re yaouank.
      ‘Pad ma c’hell ar c’hozhiad
      O dougen e-unan.
      Ret mousc’hoarzhin d’o mousc’hoarzh,
      Zoken pa vroud ar boan grisañ.
      Ret eo magañ dezho o spi
      En un Dazont a vo o hini
      Hag a baeo kantvedoù mezh…

      2 a viz Kerzu 1972

      https://www.anjela.org/oberenn/arabat/?lang=bz

      E galleg

      Interdit
      Mon mal d’’être. Mon amertume
      — Je ne connais pas l’’ennui —
      Je n’’ai pas le droit de les mettre dans mes vers.
      Dans le coin le plus sombre de mon cœœur
      Il faut que je les garde au secret.
      Personne ne doit savoir mon calvaire
      Si ce n’’est Celui qui nous a montré le Chemin.
      Défense de déposer ces fardeaux
      Sur les épaules des jeunes.
      Tant que la vieille peut
      Les porter par elle-même.
      Il faut grimacer un sourire
      Même quand perce la douleur la plus vive.
      Il faut leur donner l’’espoir
      En un Avenir qui sera à eux
      Et qui effacera des siècles de honte…

      2 décembre 1972

      (Traduction Paol Keineg)

      https://www.anjela.org/oberenn/interdit-2


    • Arabat - Éditions isabelle sauvage
      https://editionsisabellesauvage.fr/catalogue/arabat

      Présentation
      Arabat réunit un ensemble de textes, photo­gra­phies et dessins et un film en deux parties sur DVD, le tout né de la rési­dence, en 2018, d’Élodie Claeys et de Caro­line Crans­kens à Plounéour‐​Ménez, en plein cœur des monts d’Arrée.

      Le titre, signi­fiant en breton « ne pas » (aussi bien : « inter­dit », « défense de » — « ça suffit »), est inspiré d’un poème d’Anjela Duval (1905−1981), paysanne et poétesse bretonne dont les artistes auteures se sont nour­ries tout au long de leur séjour entre deux hivers.

      Versant livre sont réunis les regards de Caro­line Crans­kens et d’Élodie Claeys, à travers textes et photo­gra­phies, et celui d’Agnès Dubart, qui lors d’un séjour de quelques semaines auprès d’elles a dessiné à l’encre noire les yeux de diffé­rentes personnes rencon­trées en concluant chaque séance de pose par cette même ques­tion : « qu’est-ce que vos yeux aiment voir ? », avant de traduire ces regards inté­rieurs par la couleur et l’aquarelle.

      Versant film, deux parties donc, indé­pen­dantes et complé­men­taires, « à valeur d’ici et d’ailleurs », l’une, Prises de terre, se passant dans les monts d’Arrée, l’autre, Au‐​Delà de Nous, à travers la France, là où il est ques­tion de collec­tifs, de résis­tance et de révolte (de Notre‐​Dame‐​des‐​Landes aux ronds‐​points des gilets jaunes). Caro­line Crans­kens et Élodie Claeys ont suivi le fil des rencontres pour explo­rer quelques cellules vivantes parmi une profu­sion infi­nie. Au rythme du vent, des clairs‐​obscurs, du chant du cour­lis cendré ou des slogans de mani­fes­ta­tions, cadrées sur les pieds, les visages ou les mains, les histoires de vies entrent en réso­nance et en contra­dic­tion avec les aspi­ra­tions et les colères du présent. Comment faire le pont entre les actes et les paroles, les indi­vi­dus et les foules, la nature et la nature humaine ? Arabat est avant tout une vision du collec­tif en mouve­ment, de l’entraide possible entre lieux, enra­ci­ne­ments, luttes, géné­ra­tions, corps et langages. Parce qu’il est l’heure de se bran­cher à la terre et à la fois de se relier aux autres, plus que jamais.

    • Merci pour toute cette documentation @simplicissimus.

      Et sinon, question plus personnelle : parles-tu breton ou as-tu approché cette langue de quelqu’autre façon ?
      Parce que en lisant les pages que tu références, je me suis laissé dériver de liens en liens et je suis (fatalement) arrivé ici :

      https://www.coop-breizh.fr/1030-livres-en-breton

      Aurais-tu quelques conseils à me donner pour entrer en apprentissage de cette langue ?

    • Ah ! le breton,…

      Non, je ne le parle pas, mais l’ai cotoyé de très très près. Un peu moins maintenant, mais encore.

      Je fais partie de la génération Stivell puis Tri Yann et Servat. À l’époque, et compte tenu de mon goût pour les langues, j’avais évidemment essayé de plonger dedans, de la grammaire de Roparz Hémon à la méthode Assimil. Mon principal problème étant que je manquais d’occasion de le pratiquer. Dans mon patelin du littoral, les derniers locuteurs disparaissaient dans l’indifférence générale. À l’époque, il en subsistait un accent à couper au couteau en français, mais cet accent à aujourd’hui totalement disparu. Reste encore les très abondants #bretonnismes, qui viennent d’ailleurs de faire un retour remarqué par le biais de l’opuscule d’Hervé Lossec qui a connu, et connait toujours, un succès de librairie ahurissant.

      À Paris, bien qu’habitant non loin, voire dans le quartier, je ne fréquentais pas les milieux actifs. Bref, pas de breton.

      Quelques années (!) passent et il se trouve, à peu près par hasard, que ma fille à l’occasion de démarrer sa scolarité en breton. Elle y a accompli tout le trajet de la maternelle à la fin du primaire. Pour les mêmes raisons que moi à peu près, elle en est sortie en comprenant mais, étant en milieu bilingue, sans volonté affirmée de le parler. Sur les trois grandes copines, une seule - qui n’est pas ma fille – est restée dans le réseau bilingue (en fait, deux successifs), va passer son bac en breton et défile pour que les épreuves de maths soient en breton.

      Étant donné le mode de fonctionnement de ses écoles auquel les parents d’élèves sont fortement associés, j’ai pas mal entendu parler et j’ai fini par comprendre à peu près de quoi on parlait, mais je ne parle toujours pas. On me dit grand bien des stages d’immersion, mais je n’ai pas essayé. J’ai accompagné l’apprentissage de ma fille, lu les livres d’enfants et passé les CDs de comptine et autres. Il en reste quand même quelques choses, mais l’occasion manque toujours.

      Pour l’apprentissage, je ne saurais pas trop quoi te recommander. Surtout vu mon propre résultat… L’imprégnation et la pratique.

      D’ailleurs, coïncidence, aujourd’hui est passé, je crois bien pour la première fois, l’excellente émission de France 3 Bretagne #Bali_Breizh que je regarde assez souvent (quand c’est des copains ou des connaissances qui passent). Pointée par @vanderling, en réponse à billet de @philippe_de_jonckheere à propos du clarinettiste Dominique Jouve (le documentaire est vraiment remarquable). L’émission est en breton, mais sous-titrée.
      https://seenthis.net/messages/785888

      Sinon, tu as (avais…) la série de sketches djeunz’ Ken tuch’
      https://vimeo.com/45565882


      avec divers personnages récurrents, dont un Roumain apprenant le breton à Rennes (l’acteur était un des profs de ma fille et le personnage très fortement inspiré d’un assistant maternel…)
      (sous-titres également)

      Y a aussi une autre mini série, genre Un gars, une fille qui tourne en ce moment et passe de temps en temps sur FB, mais je n’arrive pas à mettre la main dessus.

    • D’après ce que tu dis au premier billet de tes réponses, nous devons être de la même génération (Stivell, Dan Ar Braz, Servat, Ar Sonerien Du, Planxty, etc...) J’ai eu l’occasion de côtoyer quelques Bretons à Lyon pendant mes études. Un d’entre eux m’a même appris à jouer du « tin whistle » irlandais et on se faisait des guinches terribles avec quelques autres « folkeux » de toute origine dans nos piaules. Étant originaire de l’Est (Franche-Comté), j’ai donc eu la chance par ce biais d’être initié à la culture musicale « celtique » et ça ne m’a jamais lâché. Au cours d’un long périple en Bretagne en 1980 (ou 81 ?) j’ai repris un bon bain de culture musicale chouchenn-compatible et j’ai même trouvé un bouquin d’apprentissage du ... breton vannetais. Mais vu que le contenu de cet ouvrage était imprégné de catholicisme pur et dur, j’ai pas vraiment eu l’envie de décoller. Je sais bien que la Bretagne est une terre où la tradition religieuse est restée très prégnante, toussa, mais bon, faut quand même pas déconner ... Donc je papillonne au gré de mes navigations internautesques. Le mieux serait d’aller s’installer dans cette région mais après, il faudrait retrouver des anciens qui parle le « vrai » breton et là ... Car apparemment, le breton enseigné institutionnellement est empreint d’un certain académisme. On va y réfléchir et peut-être songer à organiser un déménagement avant toute chose. En attendant, merci pour toutes ces références.

  • From Sri Lanka to Indonesia, more mothers are becoming suicide bombers – and killing their children too | South China Morning Post
    https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/society/article/3008808/sri-lanka-indonesia-more-mothers-are-becoming-suicide-bombers-and

    5 May, 2019 Amy Chew - The deadly new phenomenon sees women radicalised by IS ideology taking their children’s lives and their own in pursuit of martyrdom
    Experts say the rise in the radicalisation of married couples is endangering entire families

    IAs night fell on blood-soaked Sri Lanka following the carnage of Easter Sunday last month, police knocked on a door in an upscale neighbourhood – the home of two of the suicide bombers.
    They were greeted by Fatima Ibrahim, the pregnant wife of bomber Ilham Ibrahim
    . On seeing the police, she ran inside and detonated an explosive device, killing herself, her unborn child and her three sons aged five, four and nine months. Three police officers also died in the blast.
    In a similar case in March, anti-terror police arrested a suspected pro-Islamic State (IS)
    bomb-maker, Abu Hamzah, in Indonesia
    . When they went to his home to arrest his wife, Solimah, who had helped him make the bombs, she blew herself up, killing her two-year-old child.

    From Sri Lanka to Indonesia, a deadly new phenomenon is emerging – women, radicalised by IS ideology, are killing themselves and their children in their pursuit of martyrdom.

    Female suicide bombers have always featured in the annals of jihadism, going back to the Chechen Islamists in Russia known as Black Widows, but filicide by female radicals brings a dangerous new dimension to terrorism.

    “We did not have this in al-Qaeda,” said Sofyan Tsauri, former member of al-Qaeda Southeast Asia. “In Islam, jihad for a woman is to take care of the household, nurturing and educating the children, not taking up arms.”

    For these women, the maternal instinct to protect their children is supplanted by the quest for a “swift passage” into heaven, according to Nasir Abbas, a Malaysian former leader of the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI) and once the most-wanted jihadist in Southeast Asia.

    He later switched sides and is now involved in deradicalisation efforts and other initiatives to counter violent extremism in Indonesia.

    “These [female suicide bombers] believe protecting their children means protecting them from turning into infidels when they are gone,” he told This Week in Asia .

    “In their twisted belief, they are convinced their children will also enter into heaven if they die with them [or] carry out the same act [of suicide bombing].”

    A significant development pointing to this new phenomenon took place when a family of six bombed three churches in Surabaya in May 2018. The perpetrators were a father, mother and four children aged between nine and 18, according to Nasir and the Indonesian police.

    The father, a wealthy businessman named Dita Oepriarto, strapped bombs on his wife and two daughters, who detonated them at a church. He made his two sons ride a motorbike laden with bombs into another church, where they blew themselves up.

    Dita then drove his car, filled with explosives, into a third church. In the space of 10 minutes, the entire family was dead. Dita’s younger son, 16-year-old Firman Halim, was seen crying inconsolably during dawn prayers at a mosque some two hours before the attack.

    “It is believed that the night before the bombings, the father told the children to prepare to die,” said Rizka Nurul, a researcher with the Institute for International Peace Building (IIPB), Indonesia’s first private deradicalisation organisation.

    The rise in the radicalisation of married couples is proving to be a danger to the lives of their children.

    “Children are in grave danger if both their parents are convinced that they must wage jihad … to atone for their sins in this lifetime by carrying out terror attacks,” said Nasir, the former JI leader. “The parents believe in bringing their children with them to heaven.”

    Women are capable of being more radical and militant than men, according to researchers in the field of countering violent extremism.

    “[This is] because women use their hearts. They can be more dangerous as they are more willing to sacrifice, compared with men who tend to be more rational as they consider costs and benefits,” said the IIPB’s Rizka.

    Such was the case with Solimah, who blew herself up in her home following the arrest of her husband, Abu Hamzah. During interrogation, he told investigators his wife was much more radical than him.

    The couple are believed to have been radicalised online by reading the teachings of Indonesia’s foremost IS ideologue, Aman Abdurrahman, who is currently on death row for inciting others to commit terror attacks in Indonesia.

    Many of these women are believed to be radicalised by their husbands and accede to their teachings as a mark of obedience to their spouse.

    “I am not surprised by [the suicide of the woman in the Sri Lanka blast] as she lives in a terrorist group’s environment,” said Ani Rufaida, lecturer in social psychology at Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama Islamic University.

    “In my prior research of wives of terrorists, most express obedience to their husbands. Only a small number of wives could reject the extreme ideology of their husbands, but they face consequences, for example, being separated from their husband,” she said. “Extremist groups require total obedience from the wife.”

    In a chilling development, some radicalised Indonesian women are requesting a suicide vest as dowry from their husbands-to-be, according to former JI leader Nasir. “These women plan to carry out suicide bombings after they are married. Several of them have been arrested,” he said.

    A counterterrorism official told This Week in Asia that a woman who requested such a vest was arrested in Klaten, Central Java, last March.

    Countering this phenomenon requires both a soft and hard approach, according to Nasir. “The deviant teaching of terror networks needs to be [made] public. We need to have continuous deradicalisation and counter violent extremism programmes,” he said, adding that this would help dismantle terror networks
    and detain their members before attacks were carried out.

    Indonesia through its National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) has established a deradicalisation programme for inmates, which works to rehabilitate their ideas about Islam through counter-narratives by religious leaders and psychologists, and equips them with skills they can use when they are eventually reintegrated into society. BNPT also focus on countering violent extremism on university campuses.

    Analysts say getting former militant leaders to work with universities and the police in deradicalisation makes these programmes more effective, as they have unparalleled insight into the minds of attackers.

    Another ex-JI member, Ali Fauzi, the younger brother of two executed Bali bombers, started his own NGO called the Circle of Peace, which is deeply involved in countering violent extremism and deradicalisation.

    Women must now be a specific focus of these programmes and other community efforts to prevent radicalisation, analysts say.

    A recent Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) report called for more women to be recruited by Indonesia’s counterterrorism police squad, Detachment 88, given the increasing number of female militants.

    “The percentage of women in the police generally remains woefully low, just over 8 per cent,” it said.

    Better programmes are also needed for pro-IS female detainees. There are currently 15 such women in detention, some of whom were involved in violence. According to IPAC, understanding the backgrounds and motivations of these women is essential for a more targeted rehabilitation programme.

    “IS may have reluctantly accepted women as combatants, but they are now encouraged to take part in operations,” the report said. “It is easy to dismiss the competence of Indonesian terrorists, but as long as they continue to subscribe to IS ideology, they remain a serious threat.”

    #Sri_Lanka #Indonésie #terrorisme #religion #islam #asie #daech

  • « Une perte de sens totale » : le malaise grandissant des jeunes ingénieurs face au climat
    https://www.lemonde.fr/campus/article/2019/04/16/une-perte-de-sens-totale-le-blues-des-jeunes-ingenieurs-face-au-climat_54509

    Tiraillés entre les réalités des entreprises et l’impératif climatique, de jeunes ingénieurs disent vivre une « dissonance cognitive ». Certains renoncent à une carrière traditionnelle.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LvTgiWSAAE

    C’est un discours de remise de diplôme plutôt inhabituel que Clément Choisne, jeune ingénieur de Centrale Nantes, a livré devant ses camarades, le 30 novembre 2018. A contre-courant des discours louangeurs de ce type d’événement, il a choisi de parler de son dilemme : « Comme bon nombre de mes camarades, alors que la situation climatique et les inégalités ne cessent de s’aggraver, que le GIEC [Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat] pleure et que les êtres se meurent : je suis perdu, incapable de me reconnaître dans la promesse d’une vie de cadre supérieur, en rouage essentiel d’un système capitaliste de surconsommation. »

    Devant une assemblée de futurs diplômés, parents, familles, anciens élèves, professeurs, direction et industriels, l’ingénieur de 24 ans a profité de la tribune qui lui était offerte pour se faire le porte-parole d’un malaise que vivent de plus en plus de jeunes diplômés face au réchauffement climatique : « Quand sobriété et décroissance sont des termes qui peinent à s’immiscer dans les programmes centraliens, mais que de grands groupes industriels à fort impact carbone sont partenaires de mon école, je m’interroge sur le système que nous soutenons. Je doute, et je m’écarte. » La vidéo, qui a fait plus de 270 000 vues sur YouTube, est l’un des nombreux échos de ce désarroi éprouvé par les jeunes diplômés face à un monde économique qu’ils jugent en décalage avec l’urgence climatique.

    Deux mois plus tôt, en septembre 2018, un groupe d’étudiants issus de grandes écoles prestigieuses, Polytechnique, Ensta, HEC, ENS – lançaient un manifeste en ligne pour appeler les futurs diplômés à soutenir un changement radical de trajectoire. « Au fur et à mesure que nous nous approchons de notre premier emploi, nous nous apercevons que le système dont nous faisons partie nous oriente vers des postes souvent incompatibles avec le fruit de nos réflexions et nous enferme dans des contradictions quotidiennes », écrivaient les auteurs du manifeste.

    Un « manifeste » signé par 30 000 jeunes

    Le texte, signé par plus de 30 000 étudiants, incite les jeunes diplômés à travailler pour des « employeurs en accord » avec les recommandations du manifeste. Depuis, les auteurs de ce texte tentent de capitaliser sur le succès de leur démarche. Ils ont rencontré les cabinets des ministères chargés de la transition écologique, et ont lancé depuis le début de l’année des groupes de travail sur la refonte des programmes de l’enseignement supérieur où l’enjeu climatique est encore trop confiné aux cursus spécialisés.

    A Centrale Nantes, 330 élèves ingénieurs ont signé ce manifeste, « près de 25 % des étudiants de l’école », précise Romain Olla, étudiant en deuxième année et qui a participé à une étude pour mesurer le niveau de connaissance et d’intérêt suscité par la question climatique au sein de la communauté centralienne. Dans ce sondage, une question portait sur l’importance du comportement en matière de bilan carbone des entreprises lors de la recherche d’un stage ou d’un premier emploi. « 89 % des personnes qui ont répondu estiment que ce comportement est important et 38 % déclarent qu’ils pourraient refuser un emploi, voire même ne pas postuler à une offre, si l’entreprise a un mauvais bilan en matière de réchauffement climatique », souligne Romain Olla.
    Le boycott des entreprises qui polluent comme arme de chantage à l’embauche ? Une idée qui fait son chemin chez les jeunes ingénieurs sensibles à la question climatique. Nous avons rencontré plusieurs ingénieurs, tout juste diplômés, qui préfèrent « prendre le temps de réfléchir à leurs responsabilités », ou « faire un pas de côté » en évitant de travailler pour des entreprises qu’ils estiment « coupables ». D’autres, négocient des temps partiels, s’engagent dans des associations, des services civiques ou réfléchissent à prolonger leur engagement dans la recherche.

    « La décision de Nicolas Hulot m’a bouleversé, dans la mesure où elle faisait écho aux tergiversations qui furent les miennes »

    Clément Choisne a joint le geste à la parole. Il est depuis quelques mois professeur contractuel de physique chimie dans un lycée à Nantes. « J’ai grandi au Mans, je viens d’un milieu ouvrier et je suis celui qui a obtenu le plus haut niveau d’études dans ma famille. Etre admis dans une grande école d’ingénieurs, c’était la promesse de faire carrière », explique-t-il. Il lui a fallu trois ans d’études et plusieurs stages dans des entreprises de « transition écologique » pour prendre conscience que le développement durable était une notion « dépassée », selon lui : « Cela donne l’illusion qu’on peut continuer à vivre avec le même modèle économique en y ajoutant une touche verte ». La stratégie des « petits pas » et les contradictions du monde économique le découragent : « La décision de Nicolas Hulot m’a bouleversé, dans la mesure où elle faisait écho aux tergiversations qui furent les miennes. »
    Paul (le prénom a été changé), diplômé de Centrale Lyon, a vécu ce qu’il nomme sa « dissonance cognitive », c’est-à-dire le fait d’être en contradiction avec soi-même. En CDD dans un grand groupe industriel spécialisé dans la construction, il est recruté pour développer un secteur qu’il pense vertueux : l’éolien. Mais voilà, les objectifs de rentabilité priment sur l’enjeu écologique : « il fallait gagner des appels d’offres et in fine mon boulot consistait à vendre du béton ». Lorsque son supérieur lui propose un CDI après dix mois de travail, il préfère décliner. « Je sentais déjà mon malaise dans cette fonction d’ingénieur commercial. J’avais besoin de prendre de la hauteur, sur moi et sur le système dans lequel je m’inscrivais », explique-t-il aujourd’hui.

    Maiana Houssaye, 23 ans, diplômée de Centrale Lyon, évoque elle aussi une « perte de sens totale » et la même dissonance cognitive lors d’un stage en Nouvelle-Zélande, dans une entreprise de biotechnologies. Pendant son année à l’étranger, elle voyage en Asie et se rappelle de son sentiment d’écœurement en nageant dans une mer de plastique à Bali. « Je crois que j’ai fait un burn-out. Mon envie d’agir s’est déclenchée à ce moment-là. J’ai préféré prendre du temps et me déclarer au chômage volontaire pour comprendre la complexité du réchauffement climatique et réfléchir à ce que je pouvais faire », raconte-elle.
    Voilà plusieurs mois qu’elle voyage en France à la rencontre d’ingénieurs qui ressentent « le même malaise ». La réalité se rappelle parfois à elle, un peu abrupte. Alors que ses camarades de promo touchent des salaires, Maiana est retournée vivre chez ses parents à Salies-de-Béarn, dans les Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Elle donne des cours de physique-chimie en attendant de créer ou choisir un métier qui lui convienne, « en étant honnête et consciente de ses effets sur la société, la nature, le monde ».

    Sentiment d’urgence

    « Je constate, au fil de mes recherches sur la colère des jeunes depuis 2012, que ce sentiment d’urgence face à la catastrophe écologique est de plus en plus prégnant, confirme Cécile Van de Velde, professeure de sociologie à l’université de Montréal et maître de conférences à l’Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). Cette génération a un rapport au temps particulier : ils ressentent la finitude du monde. En 2008, c’était la crise économique et sociale qui structurait la colère. Aujourd’hui, ce malaise est plus profond, plus intime. » La chercheuse reconnaît dans cette posture le refus d’un héritage trop lourd à porter. C’est aussi « l’autre versant » de la colère des classes populaires : « chez cette jeunesse bien informée, bien formée et qui a des ressources, il y a un refus de transmission du système ».

    Les grandes écoles observent depuis plusieurs années cette quête de sens dans l’orientation de leurs diplômés. Néanmoins, « le pas de côté en dehors du monde du travail » est « ultraminoritaire », assure Frank Debouck, directeur de Centrale Lyon, dont « 99 % des diplômés sont en emploi ». Au niveau national, les taux d’insertion à la sortie des grandes écoles battent des records pour les ingénieurs : 71,9 % des jeunes diplômés travaillent, selon l’enquête insertion 2018 de la Conférence des grandes écoles (CGE). Seulement 2,1 % des sondés se déclarent « sans activité volontairement ». « De plus en plus de Centraliens choisissent des petites structures où ils comprennent ce qu’ils font et pourquoi ils sont là. Il y a quinze ans, 50 % d’une promotion s’orientait directement dans les grands groupes », précise le directeur. « Maiana est une lanceuse d’alerte. Mais tout le monde ne peut pas être lanceur d’alerte. C’est bien de crier, mais qu’est-ce qu’on fait après ? », interroge-t-il.
    A Centrale Nantes, le directeur Arnaud Poitou a écouté avec intérêt le message « surprise » de Clément Choisne lors de la cérémonie de remise des diplômés. « Voilà un acte de courage » estime-t-il. Il reçoit depuis plusieurs mois des sollicitations de ses élèves pour identifier les entreprises qui polluent et celles qui ont une forte empreinte carbone. « C’est une demande à laquelle je ne peux souscrire. Je ne peux pas leur dire quelles sont les bonnes et les mauvaises entreprises », admet-il.
    « On ne peut pas avoir une posture moralisatrice de l’extérieur. Pour infléchir ces grands groupes industriels vers des trajectoires écoresponsables, il faut être à l’intérieur »

    A Polytechnique, ils sont 611 à avoir signé le manifeste, soit 25 % des effectifs. Un vrai signal dans cette école très proche traditionnellement des milieux industriels et des postes de pouvoir. Philippe Drobrinski, directeur d’un laboratoire à Polytechnique et climatologue, s’en réjouit : « A mes élèves, je dis toujours : “vous êtes la première génération à prendre conscience de l’urgence à agir, et la dernière génération à pouvoir faire quelque chose”. » Pour autant, « on ne peut pas avoir une posture moralisatrice de l’extérieur. Pour infléchir ces grands groupes industriels vers des trajectoires écoresponsables, il faut être à l’intérieur », tranche le chercheur. Amaury Gatelais, étudiant des Mines ParisTech, estime aussi que le boycott des entreprises n’est pas une bonne idée : « Si tous les plus convaincus et les plus écolos fuient les entreprises comme Total, il ne restera plus que ceux intéressés par l’argent et donc qui ne feront rien pour le réchauffement climatique ».

    Promis à un brillant avenir, que feront, demain, ces bons élèves des grandes écoles ? Paul raconte qu’il a renoué avec une certaine créativité, absente de ses longues études : « c’est une des clés pour tenter de s’adapter aux prochains changements climatiques et sociétaux qui bouleverseront notre confort et pour penser la civilisation suivante. Comment rendre cool et séductrice une société plus sobre énergétiquement ? Comment montrer que faire du vélo, c’est bon pour la santé ? Que prendre l’avion, ce sera un truc rare dans une planète où vivent sept milliards d’êtres humains ? » Clément Choisne aimerait créer au Mans un « espace de solidarité ». Un lieu où l’on pourrait parler de jardins potagers urbains, de modèles décroissants. Dans son discours à Centrale, il a choisi de conclure en citant l’anthropologue américaine Margaret Mead : « N’oubliez jamais qu’un petit groupe d’individus conscients et engagés peut changer le monde. »

  • Public Key #cryptography Simply Explained
    https://hackernoon.com/public-key-cryptography-simply-explained-e932e3093046?source=rss----3a81

    Photo by Liam Macleod on UnsplashPublic key cryptography seems magical to everyone, even those who understand it. In this post, I’m going to explain public key cryptography. Public Key Cryptography is based on asymmetric cryptography, so first let us talk about symmetric cryptography.https://medium.com/media/c28f9fc84629b8f11d5c569ae4d99c81/hrefSymmetric CryptographyYour front door is usually locked by a key. This key unlocks & locks your front door. With symmetric cryptography, you have one key which you use to unlock and lock things.Only people with the key or a copy of the key can unlock the door. Now, imagine you’re on holiday in Bali. You want to invite your friend around to look after your cat ? while you’re on the beautiful beaches ?️.Before the holiday, you give your friend the (...)

    #hacking #security #programming #computer-science

  • La démondialisation est-elle nécessairement un repli ? Jacques Sapir / Philippe Moreau – Defarges (Sputnik)
    https://www.crashdebug.fr/diversifion/15566-la-demondialisation-est-elle-necessairement-un-repli-jacques-sapir-

    50% des français vivent bien la mondialisation, ils n’ont pas de problème de fin de mois, partent en week end à Bali, et consomment à loisirs sans se poser de questions, de l’autre coté 50% des français en sont exclus et n’arrive pas a finir les fins de mois, comme on l’as vue entre les Gilets jaunes et les Foulards rouges, ces deux monde s’oppose, aussi je vous propose ce débat pour entendre les arguments des uns et des autres, car on peut être en désaccord le principal c’est d’en discuter pour éventuellement trouver des points communs et de possible solutions.

    Source : Youtube.com

    Information complémentaire :

    Crashdebug.fr : Éric Zemmour : « Au royaume de la mondialisation, les riches s’enrichissent et les pauvres s’appauvrissent ! (...)

    #En_vedette #Divers

  • 430,000 flee Cameroon’s restive Anglophone areas, says group

    An international refugee agency says that more than 430,000 people have fled violence in Cameroon’s restive English-speaking regions and are hiding in rural areas with few resources.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council, one of several humanitarian organizations offering support, said Wednesday it is assisting the displaced by providing shelter and supplies to needy families. David Manan, the Norwegian group’s country director for Cameroon, called for more international aid.

    He said there are too few agencies on the ground to provide the amount of aid needed. He said many people are hiding in the bush.

    Cameroon’s English-speaking separatists have been protesting since 2016 against what they claim is discrimination by the French-speaking majority. Their protests were initially peaceful, but in response to a government crackdown some separatists are waging a violent campaign.

    https://www.thestate.com/news/nation-world/world/article223306000.html
    #Cameroun #Cameroun_anglophone #asile #migrations #réfugiés #COI #IDPs #déplacés_internes

    • Conflict in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions forces 430,000 people to flee

      The number of people displaced as a result of the crisis in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions has spiked to more than 430,000 during the last months. Many people are hiding in the bush with no support, warns the Norwegian Refugee Council.

      “We are deeply worried by the ongoing conflict and the increasing displacement figures. Parties to the conflict must ensure that civilians in the area are protected and are able to safely access life-saving assistance,” said David Manan, Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Cameroon.

      The number of people displaced from their homes in Cameroon’s Anglophone Southwest and Northwest regions and in neighbouring Littoral and West regions has reached 437.000, according to the latest UN estimates.

      NRC is assisting people displaced by this crisis. However, many people are left without any support, as insecurity is hindering organisations from accessing many areas. People are without proper shelter and sanitation facilities, clean water, food and access to medical care.

      “The needs we are witnessing in the Southwest and Northwest regions are alarming and there are too few agencies on the ground to provide the necessary aid due to limited funding. We call for more donors to prioritise this crisis to allow more agencies to respond so that we can stem the rising tide of suffering and displacement,” said Manan.

      “Displaced families who receive our assistance have told us that they share it or give it to their relatives who did not yet receive any assistance and desperately need help. Many people are hiding in the bush with no support, fearing for their lives,” added Manan.

      “This is the first time I am being helped since I fled,” said Annoh, who received essential household items, including materials to build a shelter. “I will share what I have received with my husband who is hiding in the bush. He has nothing but the clothes he was wearing when he fled,” she added.

      NRC is distributing household items, shelter and hygiene kits in Northwest and Southwest regions with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) and European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO).


      https://www.nrc.no/news/2018/december/conflict-in-cameroons-anglophone-regions-forces-430000-people-to-flee

    • A generation of unschooled Cameroonians, another generation of conflict?

      “As we trekked, they kept on telling us that they don’t want us to go to school again,” says 15-year-old Martha Lum, four weeks after being released by the armed gunmen who kidnapped her along with 78 other children and staff members in Cameroon.

      Lum’s story is becoming common across the country’s Northwest and Southwest regions, where the conflict between anglophone separatists and francophone armed forces that’s claimed hundreds of lives has made schools a battlefield.

      Since the anglophone conflict escalated in late 2017, more than 430,000 people have been forced to flee their homes. In May, the UN’s emergency aid coordination body, OCHA, said approximately 42,500 children were out of school. However, local rights groups estimate that number has now increased fourfold following frequent abductions.

      Some 20,000 school-age children now live in the bush. With no learning materials or trained teachers, they have no access to a formal education. Parents and local officials worry that the children could be driven to take up arms, becoming a lost generation that perpetuates the conflict and the humanitarian crisis.

      “Imagine that these children miss school for five or 10 years because of the fighting, hearing the sound of guns every day, and seeing people being killed; what will become of them?” says 45-year-old mother of four *Elizabeth Tamufor.

      “We have been hiding in the bush for more than a year,” she tells IRIN. “I am sure the children have forgotten what they were taught in school. You think in five years they will still be hiding here? They will probably pick up guns and start fighting.”

      The fear of schoolchildren and young students joining the armed separatists is already a reality for some. *Michael, 20, used to be a student before the conflict started. He joined the separatists when his friend was killed by government forces.

      “I replaced books with the gun since then. But I will return to school immediately we achieve our independence,” he says.
      Right from the start

      The roots of Cameroon’s anglophone conflict can be traced back to education. The separatists fighting for independence from French-majority Cameroon say the current school system symbolises the marginalisation of the English language and culture.

      After years of discontent, in November 2016, anglophone teachers began an indefinite strike to protest what they said amounted to systematic discrimination against English-speaking teachers and students. In response, government security forces clamped down on protests, arresting hundreds of demonstrators, including children, killing at least four people and wounding many more.

      This caused widespread anger across the Southwest and Northwest regions, which a year later led to the rise of the armed separatist groups now fighting for independence and a new English-speaking nation called “#Ambazonia”.

      Although the majority of teacher trade unions called off their strike in February 2017, separatists continue to impose curfews and abduct people as a means to push the local population to refrain from sending children back to school.

      As a result, tens of thousands of children haven’t attended school since 2016. Local media is awash with stories of kidnappings of children and teachers who do not comply with the boycott, while rights groups say the disruption of education puts children at risk of exploitation, child labour, recruitment by armed groups, and early marriage.

      “Schools have become targets,” a July 2018 Human Rights Watch report notes. “Either because of these threats, or as a show of solidarity by parents and teachers with the separatist cause, or both, school enrollment levels have dropped precipitously during the crisis.”

      In June, Amnesty International said at least 42 schools had been attacked since February last year. While latest statistics are not available, it is believed that at least 100 separate incidents of school kidnapping have taken place since the separatist movement turned violent in 2017. More than 100 schools have also been torched and at least a dozen teachers killed or wounded, according to Issa Tchiroma, Cameroon’s minister of communication.
      The separatist view

      Speaking to IRIN last month in Bali, a town neighbouring Bamenda – the capital of Northwest region – armed separatist leader *Justin says his group is enforcing the school boycott started by the teacher trade unions.

      “They (teachers) started a strike action to resist the ‘francophonisation’ of the anglophone system of education, and the evil francophone regime arrested and detained their colleagues, shot dead schoolchildren, and you expect us to sit down and watch them killing our people?”

      “We don’t want the schoolchildren of Ambazonia to be part of the corrupt francophone system of education,” he said. “We have designed a new school programme for them which will start as soon as we achieve our independence.“

      *Laba, who controls another group of armed separatists, is more categorical. “When we say no school, we mean no school,” he says emphatically. “We have never and will never kill a student or teacher. We just want them to stay home until we get our independence and begin implementing our own system of education.”

      There are about 20 armed separatist groups across the two English-speaking regions. They operate independently, and separatists have publicly disagreed on the various methods of imposing the school boycott.

      Both Justin and Laba accuse the government of staging “some” of the school abductions in order “to discredit the image of the separatists internationally”. But they also admit that some armed separatist groups are guilty of kidnapping and killing children and teachers.

      “We don’t kidnap schoolchildren,” Justin says. “We just impose curfews to force them to stay home.”

      But for many parents and schoolchildren, staying at home for this long is already having devastating consequences.
      School children in uniforms walk on the street toward camera.

      ‘Everything is different’

      Parents who can afford it have enrolled their children in schools in the French-speaking part of the country – mostly Douala and Yaoundé. But the influx has caused fees to rise in the francophone zones. Tuition fees that normally cost $150 annually have now more than doubled to $350.

      Beyond the costs, parents also need to transport their children from the troubled regions, along a very insecure highway, to apply for enrollment.

      When they get there, success is far from guaranteed. A lot of the francophone schools are now at full capacity and have stopped accepting students from anglophone regions, meaning many children will likely have to stay home for yet another year.

      Those studying in a new environment can also take quite a while to adapt.

      George Muluh, 16, had been at a school in the Southwest region before the conflict but is now attending Government Bilingual High School Deido in Douala.

      “Everything is just different,” he says. “I don’t understand French. The classrooms are overcrowded. The teaching method is different. I am getting more and more confused every day. I just want the conflict to end so I can go back to the Southwest to continue my studies.”

      It might be a long while before George has that opportunity. To the Cameroonian government, the teachers’ grievances have already been solved.

      “The government has employed 1,000 bilingual teachers, allocated two billion CFA ($4 million) to support private education, transferred teachers who could not speak French and redeployed them to French zones. These were the demands of the teachers. What do they want again?” asks Tchiroma, the minister of communication.

      But Sylvester Ngan, from the Teachers Association of Cameroon (TAC), which defends the rights of English-speaking teachers in the country, says most of these measures are cosmetic and don’t solve key issues related to French-only exams and francophone teachers in English schools.
      Leave the children alone

      While the government and teachers’ unions argue about who is right and what education system to implement, the war is ongoing, people are dying, and tens of thousands of children are not in school.

      “No reason can be advanced to justify the unwarranted attacks on children in general and pupils who are seeking to acquire knowledge and skills,” says Jacques Boyer, UNICEF representative in Cameroon. “All children in the regions must be able to go to school in peace.”

      President Paul Biya, 85, who just won another seven-year term after 36 years in power, has ignored calls for an inclusive dialogue to end the conflict. The first related measure he undertook after the October election was the creation of a commission to disarm and reintegrate former armed separatists.

      Cameroonian political analyst Michael Mbah describes the move as “a joke”, saying that a ceasefire and dialogue must precede any serious attempt at disarmament and reintegration.

      Meanwhile, the next year looks bleak for children like Lum whose futures are being decided by a war beyond their control. “I have always wanted to become a medical doctor,” Lum tells IRIN, but she now fears her dream will be shattered by the persistent conflict.

      “Leave the children alone,” says *Raymond, a father of four whose offspring haven’t been able to study for close to two years now.

      “We, parents, cannot afford to raise a generation of illiterates,” he says. “The future of the children is being sacrificed, just like that.”

      *Names changed at the request of the interviewees for security reasons.

      https://www.irinnews.org/news-feature/2018/12/19/cameroon-generation-unschooled-children-could-fuel-long-term-conflict
      #éducation #droit_à_l'éducation #école #scolarisation #enfants #enfance #conflit

    • République d’#Ambazonie

      « Le nom Ambazonia a été préféré à Southern British Cameroons afin de ne pas confondre cette zone avec la région territoriale du sud (Southern Cameroon). Les « autonomistes ambazoniens » avaient à cœur de trouver un nom local afin de bannir « Cameroun » qu’ils considéraient comme le symbole du lourd fardeau de l’héritage colonial. Pour cela, ils ont fouillé dans les livres d’histoire et inventé le nom Ambazonia. Celui-ci dérive d’Ambas, nom donné à la région de l’embouchure du fleuve Wouri. Ce site, en forme de baie, avait alors reçu le nom anglais Baie d’Ambas1. »

      https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9publique_d%27Ambazonie

  • Musique encore pour toi par Maxime
    http://www.radiopanik.org/emissions/mercredi-/musique-encore-pour-toi-par-maxime-

    Au programme ce mercredi !

    Musique encore pour toi par Maxime, une #Playlist imaginée par un de nos bénévoles, Maxime

    Les #Musiques de l’émission :

    1) Bud Shank - Up in Velseyland

    2) Bali musique pour le gong dédé - Galan Kangin

    3) The Lively Ones - Let’s Go Trippin’

    4) Stu Philipps - Ceylon - Goyapana

    5) The Beach Boys - I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times

    6) Piero Umiliani - Papete Aru (Exotic Mood)

    7) Johnny Hawaii - New age on a board

    Crédit photo :

    Un dessin original de Judith Lecherbault, 4 ans et demi

    #Jeunes_Public #Musiques,Playlist,Jeunes_Public
    http://www.radiopanik.org/media/sounds/mercredi-/musique-encore-pour-toi-par-maxime-_05820__1.mp3

  • Le génocide des Tziganes et la mémoire
    https://blogterrain.hypotheses.org/11598

    Aujourd’hui a lieu en République tchèque la Roma Pride, défilé annuel des #Roms et des #Sintis. Dans Le Monde du 3 octobre dernier, le journaliste Blaise Gauquelin évoquait l’une des revendications de ce défilé : la mise en place d’une fondation destinée à entretenir la mémoire du #génocide oublié des #Tziganes, victimes de #massacres_nazis dont l’ampleur est souvent sous-estimée. Une entreprise mémorielle d’autant plus importante que le défilé protestera aussi contre les propos tenus en juin par Matteo Salvini, le ministre de l’Intérieur italien et vice-président du Conseil. Après avoir exprimé sa volonté de recenser les Roms présents en Italie pour expulser ceux d’entre eux qui y résident illégalement, il avait ajouté : « Malheureusement nous allons devoir garder les Roms italiens parce que nous ne pouvons pas les expulser ».
    Le génocide des Tziganes est longtemps resté « une catastrophe invisible », selon les termes de Michael Stewart, anthropologue à l’University College de Londres, dans le numéro 54 de Terrain. L’occasion de relire cet article qui analyse la persécution et le génocide particulièrement « désorganisés » et « désordonnés » des Tziganes durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, et rattache le caractère localisé de leur persécution à l’échec, après le conflit, de la reconnaissance de cette catastrophe. Il souligne ainsi le caractère problématique de la notion d’intention génocidaire : « Vus de l’extérieur au moment où ils ont lieu, tous les génocides semblent par nature ambigus et non plausibles. »

    L’inventaire des crimes du XXe siècle – du massacre des Arméniens par les Turcs en 1915 à celui d’un million de personnes à Bali en 1965, en passant par la campagne menée contre les Mayas du Guatemala trente-six ans durant (de 1960 à 1996) sous couvert de guerre contre-insurrectionnelle, et jusqu’au Darfour d’aujourd’hui (où, encore une fois, une définition restrictive de la notion de génocide permet au gouvernement soudanais de se débarrasser à bon compte de minorités gênantes) – permet de discerner un schéma assez évident.

    Vus de l’extérieur au moment où ils ont lieu, tous les génocides semblent par nature ambigus et non plausibles. Durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le monde regardait ailleurs, préférant ne pas savoir. En Bosnie, il se laissait représenter par un envoyé des Nations unies d’une incompétence criminelle, qui, à force d’atermoiements et de pleurnicheries, permit aux nettoyeurs ethniques de faire de sa présence l’une des armes les plus importantes de leur crime de masse. Au Rwanda, le monde fit mine de n’avoir pas le temps de remarquer ce qui se passait. À l’heure où j’écris, la communauté internationale rougit et regarde ses pieds, niant que la boucherie du Darfour constitue un génocide à proprement parler, et espérant que personne ne la forcera à agir contre le régime criminel de Khartoum. C’est toujours après coup qu’il est possible d’affirmer sans ambiguïté qu’un génocide a eu lieu. Ce n’est qu’alors que les leaders mondiaux, et derrière eux les peuples du monde, font le vœu de ne plus jamais voir cela se reproduire. Il serait absurde d’imaginer que les recherches qui sous-tendent une publication comme celle-ci changeront notre disposition, bien enracinée, à ne pas croire et à ne pas agir face à ces catastrophes créées par les hommes. Ces recherches peuvent toutefois remettre les pendules à l’heure pour un groupe de victimes, et changer notre façon de comprendre comment les meurtres de masse se produisent.

    https://journals.openedition.org/terrain/13989

  • Community-Scale Water Sovereignty: Part II

    As part of a series examining best practices in water resilience at the home and community level, this post looks into what happens when water is no longer local — highlighting the challenges faced in Indonesia, and throughout the world, when water is privatized.

    The UN has declared the 10-year period beginning in 2018 as “The International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development.” [1] Construction, production of goods, and local livelihoods all ultimately depend on the quantity of available water; it is a major determinant of settlement patterns, and sets limits to growth. When communities manage their water supplies locally, collective awareness of water quality and availability leads to careful, deliberate, and sustainable use— with enough water available for all. [2]

    In the global growth economy, by contrast, it is assumed that development can go on endlessly, regardless of a community’s locally-available resources, including water. It is also assumed that centralization and privatization lead to greater ‘efficiency’ than when resources are controlled at the community level. But centralized water systems that empower multinational corporations can quickly tip the balance towards crisis, as revealed in the following examples from Indonesia, including the small island of Gili Meno. The question then is: What lessons can we learn from the experience of places like these, when it comes to managing water equitably and sustainably?

    One of a trio of small islands off the northwest coast of Lombok in Indonesia, Gili Meno has about 500 residents, and no fresh water source. For this reason, it was nearly uninhabited until the 1970s, when the government awarded land to privately held coconut plantations and supplied prison inmates as labor. Other residents from Lombok soon followed and settled on the island. [3] For a few decades, rooftop rainwater collection was the only source of drinking water on the island.

    Pak Udin moved to Gili Meno in the late 1980s, and now runs a shop and homestay on the island. He recalls that in his early days there, residents would fill up large containers from their household water tanks after each rainstorm. Stored in cool, dark rooms, the containers would keep water fresh and clean for up to a year, until the following rainy season. In his recollection, people rarely, if ever, got sick from the water.

    But in the following decades, tourism on the Gili islands experienced rapid growth, sparking a spate of new construction. The new buildings usually did not incorporate rainwater harvesting systems, and most homes quickly came to rely on government-built wells — which provided water that was often too salty to drink — and on 21-liter Aqua-brand bottled water. [4]

    Aqua, manufactured by the French company Danone, accounts for 60% of all bottled water sales in Indonesia. [5] At around US$1.50 per jug, it is affordable for the middle class and has caught on throughout the country — but a family with two minimum-wage earners purchasing three Aqua containers per week can find themselves spending nearly 10% of their income on drinking water.

    Absent an alternative, almost all visitors to Gili Meno buy even smaller bottles of water, at an even greater economic and ecological cost. Gili Meno has no recycling program — and no effective waste management program of any kind. [6] The piles of bottles in makeshift landfills on the island continue to grow, as do Danone’s profits. Efforts at building desalination plants or bringing water over in pipes from mainland Lombok, a few miles away, have encountered many setbacks. It is especially risky to depend on such infrastructure given the recent earthquakes that have shaken the region, which left neighboring islands Gili Trawangan and Gili Air without water for days. [7]

    The only residents for whom water is still free, says Pak Udin, are those few households that still maintain and use their rainwater collection systems.

    On mainland Lombok, some communities have no municipal water supply or traditional system, and rely entirely on the private sector for water. In Sekaroh in southwest Lombok, all water arrives on trucks, with residents paying as much as US$34 for 5,000 liters of non-potable water — on top of purchasing drinking water. Those who lack sufficient storage space and must therefore buy partial truckloads of water end up paying even more per liter: as in so many market-based systems, water in Lombok is more expensive for the poor. [8]

    In neighboring Bali, the government supplies water to much of the island via pipes from natural water sources in the central mountains. But in the dry season — the months of July and August — municipal water supplies sometimes shut off without warning for weeks at a time. In 2013, water ran out for two months in the arid region of the Bukit; supply-demand economics took over and truckloads of water soon cost more than US$100 each. Water-insecure Bukit residents are in good company: 2.7 billion people — more than 1/3 of the world’s population — lack reliable access to clean water for at least one month of the year. [9]

    When water is scarce in Bali, less affluent people and businesses are forced to go without. Commercial establishments including hotels, which consume many times more water per capita than Balinese households, are billed at a lower rate, and are given prolonged access to water during times of drought. [10] What’s more, groundwater is severely depleted in much of Bali due to heavy use from the tourism industry, dropping up to 50 meters (164 feet) in the past ten years. [11] Deep wells are often infeasible for local families due to high cost, site conditions, or concerns about further depleting water from neighbors’ shallow wells.

    As on Gili Meno, Aqua-brand bottles are the most common source of drinking water in Bali. Locals, noting that bottles sit in uncovered trucks for hours in the blazing equatorial sun on long journeys throughout the island, have expressed concerns that plastic may leach into the water. They have also noted that the Indonesian rupiah is a volatile currency, and that dependency on global private water suppliers and fossil fuels subjects their drinking water — their most vital resource — to the speculative whims of the global economy.

    So what makes household and drinking water sources truly sustainable? From these examples, it seems clear that sustainable systems are:

    Safe from natural disasters. When centralized systems with no backup storage are damaged, everyone is left without water. Because earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters often affect homes in a community unevenly, having a large number of smaller systems in place increases the likelihood that at least some will still function after natural disasters, and can provide water to those who need it most in those critical times.

    Insulated from the global economy. Water prices that depend on currency fluctuations and the bottom lines of multi-national companies can devastate families living at the margins. In sustainable systems, safe water from local sources is available to every household, regardless of ability to pay.

    Equally accessible to everyone. Much of the UN rhetoric surrounding the “water for sustainable development” decade is focused on conflict resolution and on preventing the violence that inevitably results from unequal access to water. Large-scale market-based systems and handouts for water-heavy industries reward those with a higher ability to pay, creating and exacerbating class tensions. While some community-managed water systems can lead to biases against minority populations [12], conflict at the community level is often easier to address than structural inequalities built into centralized systems.

    Localized. Ultimately, the above characteristics are most likely to be found when water systems are localized, using technologies that can be managed and maintained locally, and with policies that are decided upon by communities themselves. Localization also encourages systems that are well-matched to the ability of the local environment to provide for its human inhabitants, with support from governments or non-governmental bodies as needed.

    In large-scale centralized systems, several factors lead to a loss of local control. Resource-intensive technologies are needed to access water from deep within the earth and transport it long distances, and non-local industry can become a region’s biggest water consumer. As a result, communities lose control over their most precious resource. Large-scale systems also make it difficult or impossible to know whether local ecosystems can support their human populations. In rapidly growing urban areas — especially in semi-arid regions — development is already so divorced from local water resources [13] that drastic strategies are needed — including a sharp reduction in water use for the highest consumers, and a shift back to a way of life that can support human populations. But for rural areas, the path to sustainable water management is relatively simple: reclaim control of water from the global economy, and protect it from unwelcome heavy industry and multinational corporations.

    Many organizations throughout the world are working on decentralized technology and product-service systems to empower local water management. Part 3 of this series will profile a few of these outstanding organizations in Indonesia and beyond.


    https://medium.com/planet-local/community-scale-water-sovereignty-part-ii-9d7378a9daff
    #privatisation #eau #souveraineté #Indonésie #eau_potable

  • Chéribibi 45T party
    http://www.nova-cinema.org/prog/2018/168-only-the-sky-is-the-limit/cheribibi-night/article/cheribibi-45t-party

    Et c’est pas fini, puisque la soirée continuera avec Daniel aux platines et sa flopée de vinyles 45 tours où rythmes et grooves de la culture d’en bas nous transporteront de Kingston à Londres, de Berlin à Marseille, de Cotonou à Bali, jusqu’aux petites heures du matin... Bon voyage musical !

    samedi 20 octobre 2018 à 00h

    #Party

  • Neurocapitalism | openDemocracy
    https://www.opendemocracy.net/ewa-hess-hennric-jokeit/neurocapitalism

    There is good reason to assert the existence, or at least the emergence, of a new type of capitalism: neurocapitalism. After all, the capitalist economy, as the foundation of modern liberal societies, has shown itself to be not only exceptionally adaptable and crisis-resistant, but also, in every phase of its dominance, capable of producing the scientific and technological wherewithal to analyse and mitigate the self-generated “malfunctioning” to which its constituent subjects are prone. In doing so – and this too is one of capitalism’s algorithms – it involves them in the inexorably effective cycle of supply and demand.

    Just as globalisation is a consequence of optimising the means of production and paths of communication (as Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels predicted), so the brain, as the command centre of the modern human being, finally appears to be within reach of the humanities, a field closely associated with capitalism. It may seem uncanny just how closely the narrow path to scientific supremacy over the brain runs to the broad highway along which capitalism has been speeding for over 150 years. The relationship remains dynamic, yet what links capitalism with neuroscience is not so much strict regulation as a complex syndrome of systemic flaws.

    At this point, if not before, the unequal duo of capitalism and neuroscience was joined by a third partner. From now on, the blossoming pharmaceutical industry was to function as a kind of transmission belt connecting the two wheels and making them turn faster. In the first half of the twentieth century, mental disorders were treated mainly with sedative barbiturates, electric shock therapy and psychosurgery. But by the 1930s, neuro-psychopharmacology was already winning the day, as Freud had predicted it would.

    Is it a paradox, or one of those things that are so obvious they remain unobserved, that the success of Freud’s psychoanalysis and that of modern neuroscience are based on similar premises? Psychoanalysis was successful because it wove together medically relevant disciplines like psychiatry and psychology with art, culture, education, economics and politics, allowing it to penetrate important areas of social life. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the neurosciences seem to be in a position to take on a comparable role in the future.

    The ten top-selling psychotropic substances in the USA include anti-depressants, neuroleptics (antipsychotics), stimulants and drugs for treating dementia. In 2007 one hundred million prescriptions were issued for these drugs with sales worth more than sixteen billion dollars. These figures illustrate how, in an environment that is regulated but difficult to control, supply and subjectively perceived need can create a market turning over billions of dollars. What is more, it is a market that is likely to expand into those areas in which a performance-driven society confronts the post-postmodern self with its own shortcomings: in others words in schools and further education, at work, in relationships, and in old age. Among the best-selling neuro-psychotropic drugs are those that modulate the way people experience emotions and those that improve their capacity to pay attention and to concentrate, in most cases regardless of whether there is a clinically definable impairment of these functions.

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    Neurocapitalism
    Ewa Hess and Hennric Jokeit 3 March 2010
    Despite the immense costs for healthcare systems, the fear of depression, dementia and attention deficit disorder legitimises the boom in neuro-psychotropic drugs. In a performance-driven society that confronts the self with its own shortcomings, neuroscience serves an expanding market

    Today, the phenomenology of the mind is stepping indignantly aside for a host of hyphenated disciplines such as neuro-anthropology, neuro-pedagogy, neuro-theology, neuro-aesthetics and neuro-economics. Their self-assurance reveals the neurosciences’ usurpatory tendency to become not only the humanities of science, but the leading science of the twenty-first century. The legitimacy, impetus and promise of this claim derive from the maxim that all human behaviour is determined by the laws governing neuronal activity and the way it is organised in the brain.

    Whether or not one accepts the universal validity of this maxim, it is fair to assume that a science that aggressively seeks to establish hermeneutic supremacy will change everyday capitalist reality via its discoveries and products. Or, to put it more cautiously, that its triumph is legitimated, if not enabled, by a significant shift in the capitalist world order.

    There is good reason to assert the existence, or at least the emergence, of a new type of capitalism: neurocapitalism. After all, the capitalist economy, as the foundation of modern liberal societies, has shown itself to be not only exceptionally adaptable and crisis-resistant, but also, in every phase of its dominance, capable of producing the scientific and technological wherewithal to analyse and mitigate the self-generated “malfunctioning” to which its constituent subjects are prone. In doing so – and this too is one of capitalism’s algorithms – it involves them in the inexorably effective cycle of supply and demand.

    Just as globalisation is a consequence of optimising the means of production and paths of communication (as Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels predicted), so the brain, as the command centre of the modern human being, finally appears to be within reach of the humanities, a field closely associated with capitalism. It may seem uncanny just how closely the narrow path to scientific supremacy over the brain runs to the broad highway along which capitalism has been speeding for over 150 years. The relationship remains dynamic, yet what links capitalism with neuroscience is not so much strict regulation as a complex syndrome of systemic flaws.

    Repressive late nineteenth-century capitalism, with its exploitative moral dictates, proscriptions and social injustices, was a breeding ground for the neurosis diagnosed by scientists in the early twentieth century as a spiritual epidemic. This mysterious scourge of the bourgeoisie, a class which according to Marx, “through the rapid improvement of all instruments of production [...] draws all, even the most barbarian nations, into civilisation”, expressed the silent rebellion of the abused creature in human beings. It was, in other words, the expression of resistance – as defiant as it was futile – of people’s inner “barbarian nation” to forceful modernisation and civilisation.

    To introduce here the inventor of psychoanalysis and neurosis researcher Sigmund Freud as the first neurocapitalist practitioner and thinker might be thought to be overstepping the mark. Yet people tend to forget that Freud was a neuro-anatomist and neurologist by training, and saw himself primarily as a neuroscientist. What distinguished him from his colleagues was that he was more aware of the limitations of the methods available for studying the brain at the end of the nineteenth century. Having identified neurosis as an acquired pathology of the nervous system for which there was no known treatment or way to localise, he decided instead to take an indirect route. The means he invented in order both to research and to cure this mysterious illness was psychoanalysis. Fellow researchers like Oskar Vogt, who continued to search for the key to psychopathology and genius in the anatomy of the brain, were doomed to fail. From then on, psychology served the requirements of everyday life in a constantly changing capitalist reality. As a method based on communication, psychoanalysis penetrated all spheres of social interaction, from the intimate and private to the economic and cultural. In doing so, it created new markets: a repair market for mental illness and a coaching market for those seeking to optimise capitalist production and reproduction.

    Delayed by the Second World War, the repressive capitalism of the nineteenth century was eventually replaced by libertarian, affluent capitalism. Conformity, discipline and feelings of guilt – the symptoms of failure to cope with a system of moral dictates and proscriptions – gave way to the new imperative of self-realisation. The psychic ideal of the successful individual was characterised by dynamically renewable readiness for self-expansion, which for the subject meant having a capacity for self-motivation that could be activated at any time and that was immune to frustration. Failure now meant not being able to exhaust the full potential of one’s options. This development brought a diametric change in the character of mental illness. Neurosis, a disorder born of guilt, powerlessness and lack of discipline, lost its significance. Attention shifted to the self’s failure to realise itself. Depression, the syndrome described by Alain Ehrenberg in The Weariness of the Self: Diagnosing the History of Depression in the Contemporary Age, began its triumphal march.

    Depression, however, was also the first widespread mental illness for which modern neuroscience promptly found a remedy. Depression and anxiety were located in the gaps between the synapses, which is precisely where they were treated. Where previously there had only been reflexive psychotherapy, an interface had now been identified where suffering induced by the self and the world could now be alleviated directly and pre-reflexively.

    At this point, if not before, the unequal duo of capitalism and neuroscience was joined by a third partner. From now on, the blossoming pharmaceutical industry was to function as a kind of transmission belt connecting the two wheels and making them turn faster. In the first half of the twentieth century, mental disorders were treated mainly with sedative barbiturates, electric shock therapy and psychosurgery. But by the 1930s, neuro-psychopharmacology was already winning the day, as Freud had predicted it would.

    Is it a paradox, or one of those things that are so obvious they remain unobserved, that the success of Freud’s psychoanalysis and that of modern neuroscience are based on similar premises? Psychoanalysis was successful because it wove together medically relevant disciplines like psychiatry and psychology with art, culture, education, economics and politics, allowing it to penetrate important areas of social life. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the neurosciences seem to be in a position to take on a comparable role in the future.

    What cannot be overlooked is that the methodological anchoring of the neurosciences in pure science, combined with the ethical legitimacy ascribed to them as a branch of medicine, gives them a privileged position similar to that enjoyed by psychoanalysis in the early twentieth century. Unlike the latter, however, the neurosciences are extremely well funded by the state and even more so by private investment from the pharmaceutical industry. Their prominent status can be explained both by the number and significance of the problems they are attempting to solve, as well as the broad public recognition of these problems, and by the respectable profits to be made should they succeed. In other words, they are driven by economic and epistemic forces that emanate from the capitalism of today, and that will shape the capitalism of tomorrow – whatever that might look like.
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    In Germany, the USA and many western European countries, it is neither painkillers nor cardiovascular drugs that now put the greatest strain on health budgets, but rather neuro-psychotropic drugs. The huge market for this group of drugs will grow rapidly as life expectancy continues to rise, since age is the biggest risk factor for neurological and psychiatric illness. All over the world, whole armies of neuroscientists are engaged in research in universities, in projects often funded by the pharmaceuticals industry, and to an even greater extent in the industry’s own facilities, to find more effective and more profitable drugs to bring onto the market. The engine driving the huge advances being made in the neurosciences is capital, while the market seems both to unleash and to constrain the potential of this development.

    Depression, anxiety or attention deficit disorders are now regarded by researchers and clinical practitioners alike as products of neuro-chemical dysregulation in interconnected systems of neurotransmitters. They are therefore treated with substances that intervene either directly or indirectly in the regulation of neurotransmitters. Given that the body’s neuro-chemical systems are highly sensitive and inter-reactive, the art of successful treatment resides in a process of fine-tuning. New and more expensive drugs are able to do this increasingly effectively and selectively, thus reducing undesirable side effects. Despite the immense costs for healthcare systems, the high incidence of mental disorders and the fear of anxiety, depression and dementia make the development of ever better neuro-psychotropic drugs desirable and legitimate.

    However, the development and approval of drugs designed to alleviate the symptoms of mental disorders also open the gates to substances that can be used to deliberately alter non-pathological brain functions or mental states. The rigid ethical conventions in the USA and the European Union – today the most profitable markets for neuro-psychotropic drugs – mean that drug development, whether funded by the state or by the pharmaceuticals industry, is strictly geared towards the prevention and treatment of illness. Few pharmaceutical companies are therefore willing to make public their interest in studying and developing substances designed to increase the cognitive performance or psychological wellbeing of healthy people. The reason is simple: there is no legal market for these so-called “neuro-enhancers”. Taking such drugs to perform better in examinations, for example, is a punishable offence in the USA. Yet sales figures for certain neuro-psychotropic drugs are considerably higher than the incidence of the illnesses for which they are indicated would lead one to expect. This apparent paradox applies above all to neuropsychotropic drugs that have neuro-enhancement properties. The most likely explanation is that neuro-enhancers are currently undergoing millions of self-trials, including in universities – albeit probably not in their laboratories.

    The ten top-selling psychotropic substances in the USA include anti-depressants, neuroleptics (antipsychotics), stimulants and drugs for treating dementia. In 2007 one hundred million prescriptions were issued for these drugs with sales worth more than sixteen billion dollars. These figures illustrate how, in an environment that is regulated but difficult to control, supply and subjectively perceived need can create a market turning over billions of dollars. What is more, it is a market that is likely to expand into those areas in which a performance-driven society confronts the post-postmodern self with its own shortcomings: in others words in schools and further education, at work, in relationships, and in old age. Among the best-selling neuro-psychotropic drugs are those that modulate the way people experience emotions and those that improve their capacity to pay attention and to concentrate, in most cases regardless of whether there is a clinically definable impairment of these functions.

    Attempts to offset naturally occurring, non-pathological deviations from the norm are referred to as “compensatory” or “moderate enhancement” – in the same way that glasses are worn to correct the eyes’ decreasing ability to focus. The term describes a gradual improvement in function to a degree that is still physiologically natural. By contrast, “progressive” or “radical enhancement” denotes a qualitative improvement in function that exceeds natural boundaries. To return to the optical metaphor, we could say that the difference between these forms of performance enhancement is like that between wearing spectacles and night-vision glasses.

    In all ages and cultures, producers and purveyors of drugs and potions purported to enhance the individual’s cognitive state have been able to do a tidy trade, as the many references to magic potions and fountains of youth in literature and the fine arts testify. Nowadays, one substance with this kind of mythical status is ginkgo. Billions of dollars worth of ginkgo-biloba preparations are sold in the USA every year; and if ginkgo really did have any significant effect on cognition or memory, it would be a classic case of the widespread, unchecked use of a compensatory neuro-enhancer. As it is, however, the myth and commercial success of ginkgo are more a testament to the perhaps universal human need for a better attention span, memory and mental powers, and to the willingness to pay good money to preserve and enhance them.

    For the attainment of happiness as the aim of a good life, Aristotle recommended cultivating a virtuous mind and virtuous character. This is precisely what some neuro-psychotropic drugs are designed to do. The virtues of the mind are generally understood to be instrumental traits like memory and attention span. The extent to which these traits are innate or acquired varies from person to person. After adolescence, their efficiency gradually goes into decline at individually varying rates. Inequality and the threat of loss are strong motivations for action. The current consensus on the ethics of neuro-enhancement seems to be that as long as the fundamental medical principles of self-determination, non-harm (nil nocere) and benefit (salus aegroti) are adhered to, rejecting pharmacological intervention in the instrumental traits of the brain would be at odds with a liberal understanding of democracy.

    A more complex ethical problem would seem to be the improvement of so-called character virtues, which we shall refer to here as socio-affective traits. Unlike instrumental traits such as attention span and memory, traits like temperament, self-confidence, trust, willingness to take risks, authenticity and so on are considered to be crucial to the personality. Pharmacological intervention that alters these traits therefore affects a person’s psychological integrity. While such interventions may facilitate and accelerate self-discovery and self-realisation (see the large body of literature on experience with Prozac, e.g. Peter D. Kramer, Listening to Prozac: Psychiatrist Explores Antidepressant Drugs and the Remaking of the Self , they may also do the exact opposite. We will never be able to predict with any certainty how altering instrumental and socio-affective traits will ultimately affect the reflexively structured human personality as a whole. Today’s tacit assumption that neuro-psychotropic interventions are reversible is leading individuals to experiment on themselves. Yet even if certain mental states are indeed reversible, the memory of them may not be.

    The barriers to neuro-enhancement actually fell some time ago, albeit in ways that for a long time went unnoticed. Jet-lag-free short breaks to Bali, working for global companies with a twenty-four hour information flow from headquarters in Tokyo, Brussels and San Francisco, exams and assessments, medical emergency services – in all of these situations it has become routine for people with no medical knowledge to use chemical substances to influence their ability to pay attention. The technologies that have sped up our lives in the era of globalisation – the Internet, mobile phones, aeroplanes – are already a daily reality for large numbers of people and are interfering with their biologically and culturally determined cycles of activity and rest.

    That is not to say that the popularisation of these findings has had no effect at all. Reconceptualising joy as dopamine activity in the brain’s reward centres, melancholy as serotonin deficiency, attention as the noradrenalin-induced modulation of stimulus-processing, and, not least, love as a consequence of the secretion of centrally acting bonding hormones, changes not only our perspective on emotional and mental states, but also our subjective experience of self. That does not mean that we experience the physiological side of feelings like love or guilt any differently, but it does make us think about them differently. This, in turn, changes the way we perceive, interpret and order them, and hence the effect they have on our behaviour. By viewing emotions in general terms rather than as singular events taking place in a unique temporal and spatial context, the neurosciences have created a rational justification for trying to influence them in ways other than by individual and mutual care.

    The possibility of pharmacological intervention thus expands the subjective autonomy of people to act in their own best interests or to their own detriment. This in turn is accompanied by a new form of self-reflection, which encompasses both structural images of the brain and the ability to imagine the neuro-chemical activity that goes on there. What is alarming is that many of the neuroscientific findings that have triggered a transformation in our perception of ourselves are linked with commercial interests.

    It is already clear that global capitalism will make excessive demands on our material, and even more so on our human-mental resources. This is evident from the oft-used term “information society”, since information can only function as a commodity if it changes human behaviour, and it can only do this if we accord it our attention and engage with it emotionally.

    #Neurocapitalisme #Neurosciences

  • How Elise built a thriving business as a Digital Nomad
    https://hackernoon.com/how-elise-built-a-thriving-business-as-a-digital-nomad-6bab3bf3a98?sourc

    Elise JacksonA journey from selling beard oils to helping clients make money on Amazon — all on roadPeople are racking up unbelievable profits selling on Amazon. Elise did just that and then started helping others to do it too. And, this is how — This is Unicorn — was born!I’ve grown my most recent Amazon brand from Zero to 6-figures in just 6 months — EliseRead this interview to find how Elise built her #startup while traveling as a digital nomad!Digital Nomadism may appear too casual to the onlookers but do not underestimate what Digital Nomads have been able to achieve.When I did my first Digital Nomadic stint in Bali in 2016, it opened to me not only the frolics of globetrotting but the potential of setting up a serious business.I met Elise Jackson in September, 2016 when she was rescuing few (...)

    #women-entrepreneurs #startup-lessons #self-improvement #digital-nomads

  • Strip-tease chez les prédateurs
    Collection de strip-tease chez les riches et les puissant·es

    Daniel Robert et Le désarroi esthétique
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2229gy

    Éveline, reine d’Afrique P1 - L’optimisme des gens heureux
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbLtyApruxo


    (à 15:20 - sur l’énergie renouvelable et le développement durable ... )

    Éveline, reine d’Afrique P2 - Un château n’a pas de prix.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PljMtz2e40

    Claude Challes P1 - La compassion
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXuyWdpU44I

    Claude Challes P2 - Dans l’enfer de Bali
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbCyfNgTAXM

    Divertimento - Machisme chez les concertistes
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jxgIlo10ZA

    Les caprices du chef
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmB4t-e736o

    • http://www.futura-sciences.com/planete/actualites/terre-petit-age-glaciaire-puissant-volcan-cause-ete-identifie-49346

      Source of the great A.D. 1257 mystery eruption unveiled, Samalas volcano, Rinjani Volcanic Complex, Indonesia
      http://www.pnas.org/content/110/42/16742.abstract
      PNAS October 15, 2013

      Polar ice core records attest to a colossal volcanic eruption that took place ca. A.D. 1257 or 1258, most probably in the tropics. Estimates based on sulfate deposition in these records suggest that it yielded the largest volcanic sulfur release to the stratosphere of the past 7,000 y. Tree rings, medieval chronicles, and computational models corroborate the expected worldwide atmospheric and climatic effects of this eruption. However, until now there has been no convincing candidate for the mid-13th century “mystery eruption.” Drawing upon compelling evidence from stratigraphic and geomorphic data, physical volcanology, radiocarbon dating, tephra geochemistry, and chronicles, we argue the source of this long-sought eruption is the Samalas volcano, adjacent to Mount Rinjani on Lombok Island, Indonesia. At least 40 km3 (dense-rock equivalent) of tephra were deposited and the eruption column reached an altitude of up to 43 km. Three principal pumice fallout deposits mantle the region and thick pyroclastic flow deposits are found at the coast, 25 km from source. With an estimated magnitude of 7, this event ranks among the largest Holocene explosive eruptions. Radiocarbon dates on charcoal are consistent with a mid-13th century eruption. In addition, glass geochemistry of the associated pumice deposits matches that of shards found in both Arctic and Antarctic ice cores, providing compelling evidence to link the prominent A.D. 1258/1259 ice core sulfate spike to Samalas. We further constrain the timing of the mystery eruption based on tephra dispersal and historical records, suggesting it occurred between May and October A.D. 1257.

    • à 100km de là, vers l’ouest le #volcan Agung vient d’entrer en irruption

      Bali Volcano Eruptions Disrupt International Flights | Time
      http://time.com/5037202/bali-volcano-mount-agung-eruptions/http%3A%2F%2Ftime.com%2F5037202%2Fbali-volcano-mount-agung-eruptions%2F

      Authorities warned anyone still in the exclusion zone around the volcano, which extends 7.5 kilometers (4.5 miles) from the crater in places, to leave.

      #Agung also had a minor eruption on Tuesday but authorities have not raised its alert status from the second highest, which would widen the exclusion area and prompt a large evacuation of people.

      About 25,000 people have been unable to return to their homes since September, when Agung showed signs of activity for the first time in more than half a century.

      The volcano’s last major eruption in 1963 killed about 1,100 people.

  • A Bali, 35.000 personnes évacuées par crainte de l’éruption d’un volcan - Sputnik France
    https://fr.sputniknews.com/international/201709241033192189-bali-volcan-evacuation

    Environ 35.000 personnes ont été évacuées des alentours d’un volcan actif situé sur l’île touristique de Bali, en Indonésie, alors que l’activité sismique s’amplifie, a signalé l’agence de presse chinoise Xinhua, se référant aux représentants des autorités locales. Il s’agit du volcan Agung qui peut entrer prochainement en éruption.

    Le nombre d’habitants évacuant leurs maisons non loin du volcan a triplé depuis vendredi.
    […]
    En 1963, plus d’un millier de personnes avaient péri dans la dernière éruption de ce volcan.

  • 300 000 fois plus grand que celui qui a coulé le Titanic, un iceberg se détache de l’Antarctique
    12 juillet 2017
    https://www.rtbf.be/info/societe/detail_un-iceberg-geant-se-detache-de-l-antarctique?id=9658208

    Un iceberg de mille milliards de tonnes, l’un des plus gros jamais vus, vient de se former après s’être détaché du continent Antarctique, ont affirmé mercredi des chercheurs de l’Université de Swansea (Royaume-Uni).

    « La formation s’est produite entre lundi et mercredi », précisent les scientifiques, qui surveillaient l’évolution de ce bloc de glace gigantesque.

    Ce gigantesque iceberg pourrait rendre la navigation très hasardeuse pour les navires voguant à proximité du continent gelé, rapportait, il y a 15 jours, des scientifiques.

    Une immense faille de 175 km de long, identifiée depuis 2014, s’était créée sur la barrière de Larsen, une formation de glace le long de la côte orientale de la péninsule Antarctique du Cap Longing.
    5000 km2

    Cette faille, appelée Larsen C, a isolé un morceau de banquise de 5000 km2 qui, le 21 juin, n’était plus relié au reste du continent que par un bras de glace de 13 km. Celui-ci a cédé.

    L’iceberg qui menace de se détacher est 300 000 fois plus grand que celui qui a coulé le Titanic et l’un des plus grands jamais enregistrés.

    #Larsen_C #Climat

  • UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic | UNEP
    http://web.unep.org/newscentre/un-declares-war-ocean-plastic
    http://web.unep.org/newscentre/sites/unep.org.newscentre/files/styles/size_02/public/CleanSeas-Feb2017.jpg?itok=TaIC96T8&c=8435f235df51059d54ea711a24dc1d96

    Launched at the Economist World Ocean Summit in Bali, the #CleanSeas campaign is urging governments to pass plastic reduction policies; targeting industry to minimize plastic packaging and redesign products; and calling on consumers to change their throwaway habits – before irreversible damage is done to our seas.

    la communication est indécente (le titre), mais le sujet important

    #plastique #pollution #océans

  • 28 women killed in November in Turkey, femicide watchdog reveals

    Some 28 women were killed in Turkey in the past month alone, the volunteer watchdog organization “We Will Stop Femicide Platform” revealed on its website on Dec. 6.

    Four women in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, three in the southern province of Adana, two each in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, Istanbul, southern province of Hatay and the western province of Balıkesir, were killed by men, the report revealed.

    The report said 75 percent of the women killed were murdered by their close relatives, including husbands.


    http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/28-women-killed-in-november-in-turkey-femicide-watchdog-reveals-.
    #Turquie #féminicide #meurtres #femmes

  • Indonesia seizes fertilizer ship in Bali, suspecting bomb plot | Reuters
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-security-idUSKCN11S0T9


    Customs officers examine bags of fertilizer, some of the 30 tonnes seized from a ship from Malaysia, at a customs office in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia September 22, 2016.
    Antara Foto/Nyoman Budhiana/via REUTERS

    Indonesian authorities on the resort island of Bali on Thursday detained a ship from Malaysia carrying around 30 tonnes of fertilizer which police believe may have been intended for making bombs.

    Customs and police were questioning the crew and investigating the material for potential links to radical networks as the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation remains on high alert for militant attacks.

    Bali police official Hendra Suhartiyono said authorities were looking into whether the material was on its way to the eastern island of Sulawesi, a region known for militant violence.

  • The worst I’ve seen – trauma expert lifts lid on ’atrocity’ of Australia’s detention regime

    Exclusive: In his 43-year career, #Paul_Stevenson has worked in the aftermath of the Bali bombings and the Boxing Day tsunami but says nothing he witnessed was as bad as the treatment of asylum seekers on #Nauru and #Manus_island


    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/jun/20/the-worst-ive-seen-trauma-expert-lifts-lid-on-atrocity-of-australias-de
    #atrocité #asile #migrations #réfugiés #Australie #externalisation #détention_administrative #rétention

  • Indonesia: Pressure grows on Jakarta to tackle indigenous rights abuses | Landportal
    https://landportal.info/news/2016/03/indonesia-pressure-grows-jakarta-tackle-indigenous-rights-abuses?platfo

    Indonesia’s government is under pressure to boost protection for indigenous peoples’ rights, after a state-led inquiry identified 40 cases in which they were violated, prompting calls for the president to set up a task force to deal with the problem.

    The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) launched the inquiry in April 2014 after mounting reports of human rights abuses related to land in forest areas.

    Of the thousands of cases reported to the commission, 40 were selected from seven regions - Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali-Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and Papua – as test cases for investigation.

    One was a long-running land conflict in Muara Tae village in East Kalimantan province’s West Kutai district. Here the Dayak Benuaq indigenous people have struggled since the early 1970s to claim rights over their customary forests in the face of encroachment by logging and mining operations, and more recently oil palm plantations.

    #peuples_autochtones #industrie_palmiste #extraction #déforestation

  • It’s not just in Greece that refugees are stranded

    Indonesia used a regional meeting on migration in #Bali on Wednesday to pressure Australia to take in more of the refugees who have become stranded in the Southeast Asian nation as a result of Canberra’s controversial policy of turning back asylum seeker boats.


    https://www.irinnews.org/news/2016/03/23/it%E2%80%99s-not-just-greece-refugees-are-stranded
    #réfugiés #asile #migrations #Indonésie #Australie

  • Why is Indonesia not in the Saudi-led Sunni coalition against terror? | Voices | The Independent
    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/why-is-indonesia-not-in-the-saudi-led-sunni-coalition-against-terror-

    Tout le monde n’aime pas Robert Fisk, mais qu’est-ce qu’il écrit bien !

    ❝The Saudis love coalitions. The Sunni monarchy had the Americans, the British, the French and sundry other oil importers on their side to drive Saddam’s legions out of Kuwait in 1991. Earlier this year, the Saudi military – for which read the youngest defence minister in the world and the ambitious Deputy Prime Minister, Mohamed bin Salman al-Saud – struck at the Kingdom’s Shia Houthi enemies in Yemen in yet another coalition. This included not only Saudi fighter-bombers but jets from Qatar, the Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Sudan.

    But now – with all the drama of a new Hollywood franchise – the Saudis have announced their new multinational military epic against the “disease” of Islamic “terror”, starring more Muslim and would-be Muslim states than ever before assembled since the time of the Prophet. Once more, as in the Yemen adventure (already plagued by humanitarian catastrophe and credible accounts of the slaughter of civilians under Saudi air attacks), Prince Mohamed, aged 31, is leading his country.

    In all seriousness, he announced that the battle of this latest “coalition” – which includes countries as mythical as “Palestine”, as corrupt as Afghanistan and as powerless as Lebanon, with bankrupt Chad and the Islamic Republic of the Comoros thrown in for good measure – would require “a very strong effort to fight”. Few spotted, however, the curious absence from the 34-strong “coalition” of Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population.

    This is very strange, since the 2002 Bali bombings, which killed 202 mostly foreign civilians, brought al-Qaeda into Indonesia’s own “war against terror”. Surely Indonesia, with a Sunni population of more than 200 million, would have an interest in joining their fellow Sunni Muslims in this unprecedented “coalition”? Or could it be that with more than 30 Indonesian maids on Saudi Arabia’s death row after grotesquely unfair trials, the country wants an end to this injustice before committing its army to the Kingdom?

    Le reste est à l’avenant.

    • Indonesia yet to decide on Saudi-led military coalition
      http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/12/16/indonesia-yet-decide-saudi-led-military-coalition.html

      The government has denied joining a new Saudi-led Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, with a Foreign Ministry official saying it has yet to decide on the matter due to the unclear modalities of the coalition.

      Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir said on Wednesday that Indonesia was not among the 34 countries that had supported or signed-up to the military coalition, since the government had not yet seen the details of the coalition’s scope of cooperation and terms of reference so could not decide its position.

      “The government is still observing and waiting to see the modalities of the military coalition formed by Saudi Arabia,” Arrmanatha told thejakartapost.com.

      […]

      A statement released by state-owned Saudi Press Agency stated that more than 10 countries, including Indonesia, had “expressed their support” for the alliance and “appropriate arrangements” would be developed for coordination between “friendly peace-loving nations” and international bodies to support international efforts to combat terrorism.

      “In this context, Indonesia is not supporting the coalition, but instead supporting Saudi Arabia’s effort to combat terrorism and extremism,” said Arrmanatha.

      #coalition_à_l'insu_de_son_plein_gré