Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite! / Somos+

SOMOS+ Communications Team, 14 November 2015 — When we are preparing to work, with great joy, on the celebration of our First International Convention, scheduled for 14 November, we encounter news that touches us in our conviction as democrats.

In Paris, capital of France, birthplace of the phrase “Liberty, Equality and Fraternity,” that touches all people of good will, there have been terrorist acts, with a still undetermined number of victims, but we already know it is in the dozens and possibly hundreds.

In the face of this we can only say that we firmly reject any kind of violent act that involves pain for even one human being. Violence is always reprehensible and can only engender more violence.

In these circumstances, we say to the French people and their government that our hearts, today, beat at the same rhythm as yours and are tears are joined with yours.