Totem de la Tolerance

Photo essay: A revolving statue

by Orang Gholikhani
This past weekend I found this amazing statue in Paris. As you can see in one of the pictures, it has been created by the hildren of the area and called Totem de la Tolerance. As I was taking a picture, a kid started to play with it and helped me (without knowing) to take several pictures. May be it  was a sign of destiny to have more than one version of this totem for

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by Orang Gholikhani on

Hi everybody,

the Totem is located in Rue de Rivoli between Hotel de Ville and Metro St Paul :


As you may know it is Jew & Gay quarter of Paris. Choosing this location makes more sense.

Ghorban hamegi va ba sepas



Orang jan !

by Souri on

I loved that report. You look true the artist's eyes. It's amazing seeing such great manifestation especially in Paris !

Where was it ? It look like 15e or around St Lazare (8e) ?

Thanks for sharing.

ebi amirhosseini

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by ebi amirhosseini on

Orang ! no comment!.




by Hajminator on

Since Sarkozy France knows an unprecedented wave of racism specially with the new immigration secretary of state Brice Hortefeux. This totem is a great achievement of se-vomeh rahnamaE students figthting against fascist ideas spreading the country. Orang jan is the Totem situated between Hotel de ville and the city hall of the 4th arrondissement?