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Amnesty International | Italy: Many children among dozens left ...
9 July 2014

The forced eviction of 39 people – 11 of them young children, including several babies – from a Roma settlement in a Rome suburb this morning is a ...

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Amnesty International | European Court ruling on full-face ...
1 July 2014

Today's European Court of Human Rights judgment upholding a general ban on wearing full-face veils in public sends a message that women are not ...

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European Court ruling on full-face veils punishes women for ...
1 July 2014

Today's European Court of Human Rights judgment upholding a general ban on wearing full-face veils in public is deeply damaging, warned Amnesty ...

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France: Forced evictions add to climate of fear amid alleged ...
18 June 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 18 June 2014. AI Index: EUR 21/003/2014. France: Forced evictions ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/003/2014

France: further information: 200 Roma still face forced eviction ...
18 June 2014

Further information on UA: 141/14 Index: EUR 21/004/2014 France Date: 18 June 2014. URGENT ACTION. 200 ROMA ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/004/2014

France: Forced evictions add to climate of fear amid alleged ...
17 June 2014

The apparent lynching of a Roma teenager in a Paris suburb that left him in a coma is just one of several recent alleged hate crimes against minorities ...

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Amnesty International | France: Forced evictions add to ...
17 June 2014

The apparent lynching of a Roma teenager in a Paris suburb that left him in a coma is just one of several recent alleged hate crimes against minorities ...

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France: Forced evictions at Calais camps risk exacerbating ...
28 May 2014

French police encircled makeshift settlements occupied by migrants and asylum-seekers in the Calais area and began a process of dismantling them ...

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Amnesty International | France: Forced evictions at Calais ...
28 May 2014

Today's expulsion of an estimated 700 migrants and asylum-seekers from camps in northern France risks aggravating the health problems that the ...

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France: Over 200 Roma face forced eviction in France
28 May 2014

More than 200 Roma, including around 50 children, living in an informal settlement near Bobigny, in the north east suburbs of Paris, are at risk of being ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/002/2014