France

COVID-19 crisis

- Analysis by Amnesty International, published on 8 February, accessible here. France: Authorities silence dissent against controversial global security bill ...
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- Unofficial translation of press release from Ligue des Droits de l’Homme, accessible in French here. While the state of emergency ...
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Joint letter signed by several trade unions and NGOs and published at France Info on 4 October 2020. "This new ...
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Civic space report produced by European Civic Forum to CIVICUS monitor. Association Impact of COVID-19 on CSO sector The Mouvement Associatif reported to ...
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Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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Freedom of association

- Analysis of the draft bill on Strengthening republican values by Commission nationale consultative des droits de l'homme - CNCDH, ...
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- By the Expert Council on NGO Law,  31/03/2021, accessible here The bill to strengthen respect for the principles of ...
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UPDATE 9 April 2021: The Law is currently discussed in the Senate. On 8 April, associations and trade unions protested ...
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Analysis by ECNL published on 10 December 2020. On 9th December, the French government officially presented a legislative proposal “Strengthening ...
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Credits: MEP Tokia Saifi twitter
Migrants, journalists and civil society activists suffered disproportionate use of police force Article originally published by French by Liberation on ...
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Freedom of expression

Following the killing of Samuel Paty and the worrying hatred and stigmatising statements against Muslims and Muslim organisations by certain political ...
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Protesters march across France in tribute to Samuel Paty Thousands of demonstrators have rallied across France in tribute to a ...
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Civic space report produced by European Civic Forum to CIVICUS monitor. Association Impact of COVID-19 on CSO sector The Mouvement Associatif reported to ...
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On 22 September 2020, the League for Human Rights (LDH) communicated that they decided to lodge an appeal with the ...
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Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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Freedom of assembly

- Analysis by Amnesty International, published on 8 February, accessible here. France: Authorities silence dissent against controversial global security bill ...
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- Unofficial translation of press release from Ligue des Droits de l’Homme, accessible in French here. While the state of emergency ...
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Credits: MEP Tokia Saifi twitter
Migrants, journalists and civil society activists suffered disproportionate use of police force Article originally published by French by Liberation on ...
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Update: After protest from civic organisations, media and citizens, on 26 November, the Prime Minister announced that an independent committee ...
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Joint letter signed by several trade unions and NGOs and published at France Info on 4 October 2020. "This new ...
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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

Following the killing of Samuel Paty and the worrying hatred and stigmatising statements against Muslims and Muslim organisations by certain political ...
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Report originally published by Chaire Unesco. Historically, France is a country renowned for its values and principles, which uphold human ...
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Report originally published in French by La Coalition. The analysis of 100 cases of associations sanctioned after critical collective action ...
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On 22 September 2020, the League for Human Rights (LDH) communicated that they decided to lodge an appeal with the ...
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Collective statement originally published in French on Libération, 1 July 2020 - accessible here SIGN THE PETITION to give your ...
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