France

COVID-19 crisis

Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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UPDATE 16- June 2020: On 12 June 2020, the Council of State declared that the ban on demonstrations is not ...
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On May 26, Eric Ciotti, a member of the National Assembly (LR Group – conservative right) submitted a draft law, ...
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-- Originally published in French on BondyBlog, on 24 April 2020 In recent days, the serious accident in Villeneuve-la-Garenne has ...
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Article originally published in French on LDH website, 27 April 2020 - accessible here Communiqué LDH The public prosecutor of ...
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Freedom of association

Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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Article originally published in French on Politis.fr, 1 April 2020 - accessible here Malik Salemkour, president of Ligue des droits ...
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(European Economic and Social Committee) Interim Report - November 2019 The Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group was ...
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(Transnational Institute) How the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the rights of people on the move ...
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(Help Refugees) Help Refugees, L’Auberge des Migrants, Utopia 56 and Refugee InfoBus have released a report revealing police intimidation and harassment ...
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Freedom of expression

Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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On May 26, Eric Ciotti, a member of the National Assembly (LR Group – conservative right) submitted a draft law, ...
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Article originally published in French on LDH website, 27 April 2020 - accessible here Communiqué LDH The public prosecutor of ...
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Article originally published in French on Politis.fr, 1 April 2020 - accessible here Malik Salemkour, president of Ligue des droits ...
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(Article by ECNL - 15 January 2020, accessible HERE) A very controversial legislative bill countering online hate speech in France ...
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Freedom of assembly

Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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UPDATE 16- June 2020: On 12 June 2020, the Council of State declared that the ban on demonstrations is not ...
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On May 26, Eric Ciotti, a member of the National Assembly (LR Group – conservative right) submitted a draft law, ...
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Article originally published in French on Politis.fr, 1 April 2020 - accessible here Malik Salemkour, president of Ligue des droits ...
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A march organised by feminist groups took place on Saturday 7 March in Paris, ahead of the International Women’s Rights ...
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Institutional reactions

(European Economic and Social Committee) Interim Report - November 2019 The Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group was ...
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 Council of Europe issued an alert on what happened while G7 was taking place in Biarritz, France concerning threats on ...
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(The local) The UN human rights chief called Wednesday for a "full investigation" into the possible excessive use of force ...
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(Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights) In a memorandum containing her observations on the events linked to the so-called yellow ...
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(OHCHR) GENEVA (14 February 2019) — The right to protest in France has been disproportionately curtailed during the recent “gilets jaunes” ...
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Other resources

Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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Local groups and families demand the truth in court cases concerning victims of police violence are calling for a demonstration ...
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In July 2019, we interviewed Assa Traoré and Almamy Kanouté from the Comité pour Adama. Camille Champeaux, Project officer at the ...
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Over 50 French civil society organisations condemen the anti-rioters law under discussion in the parliament. The statement says (translated from French): ...
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(ROAR) France’s neoliberal order trembles as the yellow vest revolt shatters established political conventions. The new terrain presents both dangers and ...
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