Sophie Bessis is a Franco-Tunisian historian and human rights activist. Born in 1947 in Tunis, she comes from a family from the Tunisian Jewish bourgeoisie.

She has held various roles, including that of Deputy Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) She criticizes Western support for Israel and calls for lessons from history, emphasizing that it is often the weakest who end up winning. The France 24 summary of the week invites you to look back at the news that marked the week.