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Prenatal genetic selection, a contemporary form of racism

05 July 2017

The ECLJ (European Court for Law and Justice) gave a lecture at the Human Rights Council in Geneva last June 20th, during an interactive dialogue on racism with the special rapporteur. He worked on “...

United Kingdom: Abortions related to Down Syndrome on the rise

27 June 2017

In the UK, the minister for Health made public her annual report on “abortion statistics” mid-June. In 2016, 190 406 women aborted in the country. Among them, 3208 aborted after the diagnosis of...

United Kingdom: Charlie kept alive until ruling of the ECHR

27 June 2017

On June 9th last, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), called upon by Charlie’s parents, ordered the British government to maintain care until Tuesday 13th June (cf. Royaume-Uni : La...

Why do French women more systematically have recourse to Down Syndrome testing? Comparative analysis

27 June 2017

“When testing questions birth”. Last 8th and 9th June, the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris) organized two days of reflection...

Ethics or morality: why make a distinction?

20 June 2017

Should one invoke Ethics or morality? Though this question is not a new one, the distinction resurfaces every time the field of action of science is about to be extended. As if to justify certain...

United Kingdom: The Supreme Court denies Ireland free abortion

20 June 2017

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom rendered its judgement in a case involving the Secretary of State for Health, accused of denying women living in Northern Ireland free access to...

Jacques Testart: Resist transhumanism, towards a responsible humanity? (3/3)

12 June 2017

During the symposium’s opening lecture “Criticism of transhumanist reason”, held at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris on May 19th and 20th, Jacques Testart, procreation biologist and father of the...

Jacques Testart: Resist Transhumanism, Why? How? (2/3)

12 June 2017

During the opening lecture “Criticism of transhumanist reason” of the symposium held at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris on May 19th and 20th, Jacques Testart, procreation biologist and father of...

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