FRANCE: Journalists threatened in France – open letter to the Minister of the Interior

Unofficial translation of open letter, published by European Federation of Journalists, available here. After the death threats received by journalists Nadiya Lazzouni and Morgan Large , the French unions, SNJ , SNJ-CGT , CFDT-Journalists , and Angry Reporters , supported by…

Comments Off on FRANCE: Journalists threatened in France – open letter to the Minister of the Interior
FRANCE: French Minister of Interior interferes with European Commission’s distribution of funding to local NGO
EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON / POOL

FRANCE: French Minister of Interior interferes with European Commission’s distribution of funding to local NGO

A letter leaked to the media shows that the French Minister of Interior Gerald Darmanin requested to the European Commission to withdraw the funding of an EU project application granted to a French organisation working…

Comments Off on FRANCE: French Minister of Interior interferes with European Commission’s distribution of funding to local NGO

FRANCE: Worsening Crackdown on Civic Space by Macron’s Government to preserve ‘Republican Values’

- ECF update to the CIVICUS Monitor, published on 04 April 2021, available here. Background Following the murder of teacher Samuel Paty as a result of an islamophobia smear campaign, and the…

Comments Off on FRANCE: Worsening Crackdown on Civic Space by Macron’s Government to preserve ‘Republican Values’

FRANCE: The Expert Council on NGO Law is concerned about the restrictions by the Bill to strengthen respect for the principles of the Republic by all

- By the Expert Council on NGO Law,  31/03/2021, accessible here The bill to strengthen respect for the principles of the Republic by all, currently before the French Parliament, seeks…

Comments Off on FRANCE: The Expert Council on NGO Law is concerned about the restrictions by the Bill to strengthen respect for the principles of the Republic by all