Youth aware of deportation


Each year, a tribute is paid to the victims and heroes of the deportation. In Saint-Martin, many personalities took part in the ceremony on Sunday in the garden of the Hôtel de la Collectivité. This day was an opportunity to make young people aware of this duty of remembrance: representatives of the Territorial Youth Council were also present. It was Françoise Lignon, daughter of a deportee, who read the message of the associations of deportees: “It is education in the civilizing values ​​of peace and humanity, the teaching of the morality of commitment and duty. civic education at school, which constitute the best promises of freedom, equality and fraternity in France and in the world. ” Teachers often talk about deportation in class during this period.

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