Getting to Strasbourg

 

By road

 
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To the west and to the north, the A4, A34, A31 and A32 freeways allow easy access to Strasbourg from Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg and Bonn via Metz and Sarrebruck. To the south, the Strasbourg-Mulhouse axis, and the A36 intersection of the A6 freeway of Beaune open up routes in the direction of Italy and Spain.
 
 

By train

 
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Strasbourg, one of the most important railway stations in France, is connected by direct links to numerous French cities. Strasbourg is also situated at the intersection of several international axes and benefits from connections with numerous European cities.
 
 

By airplane

 
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The International Strasbourg-Entzheim airport is situated 10 km from Strasbourg's city center by freeway. The German cities of Offenburg, Lahr, Baden-Baden and Karlsruhe are also within easy reach, taking between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours to get to by freeway.

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    • 26 june 2017

      International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

    • Torture seeks to annihilate the victim’s personality and denies the inherent dignity of the human being. The United Nations has condemned torture from the outset as one of the vilest acts perpetrated by human beings on their fellow human beings.

      Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances. This prohibition forms part of customary international law, which means that it is binding on every member of the international community, regardless of whether a State has ratified international treaties in which torture is expressly prohibited. The systematic or widespread practice of torture constitutes a crime against humanity.

      On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, (resolution 39/46), annex, which entered into force on 26 June 1987.