FRANCE – Unjustified Ban On Protest During Pandemic; Charlie Hebdo Faces Attack Again

Civic space report produced by European Civic Forum to CIVICUS monitor. Association Impact of COVID-19 on CSO sector The Mouvement Associatif reported to the CIVICUS Monitor that associations working in solidarity and social…

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EU Governments Use Pandemic Measures to Restrict Civic Space and Freedoms: Liberties & Greenpeace Report

Article originally published on 24th September 2020 by Liberties and Greenpeace European Unit. Restrictions on the right to protest, free speech, access to information and freedom of association. This is…

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FRANCE: Worrying number of arrests among journalists covering protests
Anti-riot policemen arrest a man with TV written on his helmet identified as independent journalist Gaspard Glanz at the Place de la Republique during an anti-government demonstration called by the 'Yellow Vests' (gilets jaunes) movement for the 23rd consecutive Saturday, on April 20, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP)

FRANCE: Worrying number of arrests among journalists covering protests

On Saturday 20 April, during Act 23 of the Gilets Jaunes protests, photo-journalist Gaspard Glanz was arrested in Paris for “participation in a group aiming to commit violence or damages”…

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BELGIUM: RTBF reporters arrested at refugee centre demo

(The Brussels Times) Two reporters and three technical staff of the French-speaking public broadcaster RTBF were arrested yesterday while reporting on a demonstration against a new centre for refugees in Steenokkerzeel…

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