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Gathering at French House pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

November 16, 2015

Photo: French House solidarity event

UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and members of the greater Madison community gathered at the French House on Nov. 16 to show solidarity and support for the victims of the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. Above, student Razan Al Dagher speaks.


Photo: People signing a guest book

Participants sign a guestbook that will be delivered to the mayor of Paris.

Photo: Faculty member speaking

Mustafa Mustafa, associate faculty associate in the Department of African Languages and Literature, addresses the audience.

Candlelight vigil planned

A Candlelight Vigil will be held Thursday night at 9 to honor lives lost and promote peace and unity. The gathering will be on Library Mall to reflect on the events of Beirut, Baghdad, Paris, Japan, Mexico, and many more. Candles will be provided. The floor will be open to anyone who would like to share their thoughts with the group.