Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden

Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden

Today I wish to introduce you to an interesting African human rights charter with whole sentences in French to practice together my friend.

Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden
Advanced #19 African Human Rights French lesson about with keywords and phrases La Charte du Manden

La Charte du Manden, également appellée serment des chasseurs, est une déclaration des droits de l’homme de portée universelle.

The Manden Charter, also called the vow of the hunters, is a human rights declaration of universal nature.

En effet, en 1222, le roi Soundiata Kéita veut s’assurer de la construction de l’empire du Mali en réunissant les notables afin d’établir une charte de vie commune.

Indeed in 1222 the king Soundiata Kéita wants to ensure the building of the Mali empire by gathering the chiefs in order to establish a community life charter.

La Charte du Manden, transmise oralement de générations en générations, est fondée sur des valeurs toujours existantes dans la société soudano-sahélienne.

The Manden Charter, orally transmitted from generations to generations, is based upon values which still exist in the Sudano-Sahelian community.

L’ethnologue et historien Youssouf Tata Cissé (1935-2013) a retranscrit la Charte du Manden.

The ethnologist and historian Youssouf Tata Cissé (1935-2013) transcribed the Manden Charter.

Alors que certains historiens occidentaux alimentent une controverse sur l’authenticité de la Charte du Manden, cette dernière a été reconnue par l’UNESCO comme faisant partie du patrimoine culturel immatériel de l’humanité.

While some occidental historians feed a controversy about the authenticity of the Manden Charter, the latter has been recognized by the UNESCO as being part of the intangible cultural heritage.

La Charte du Manden s’articule autour de huit grands concepts :

1. Le droit à la vie et la valeur d’une vie : “Une vie est une vie”

2. L’interdiction de causer du tort à son prochain

3. Le principe de réparation en cas de non-respect des principes susmentionnés

4. “Pratique l’entraide”

5. “Veille sur la patrie”

6. La dénonciation formelle de l’esclavage

7. L’interdiction de pratiquer le commerce des esclaves ou de discriminer envers les esclaves ou leur descendance

8. Le principe de liberté individuelle

The Manden Charter is structured around eight key concepts: 1. The right to life and the value of a life: “Every life is a life” 2. The prohibition to offend one’s fellow man 3. The principle of compensation in case of non-compliance with the aforementioned principles 4. “Practice mutual aid” 5. “Guard the homeland” 6. The formal denunciation of slavery 7. The prohibition of engaging in slave trade and discriminate against the slaves or their offspring 8. The pinciple of individual freedom

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