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France: Authorities must act swiftly to fully investigate ...
27 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: EUR 21/002/2011 27 October 2011 France: Authorities must act swiftly to fully ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/002/2011

Amnesty International | Syria: Campaign to silence protesters ...
4 October 2011

Syrian protesters in Europe and the Americas have been systematically monitored and harassed by embassy officials and others believed to be acting ...

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Campaign to silence Syrian protesters overseas revealed ...
3 October 2011

A new Amnesty International report says that activists in Europe and the Americas highlighting abuses in Syria have been harassed and intimidated.

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Amnesty International | First French fines for veiled women a ' ...
22 September 2011

The first fines issued in France today against two Muslim women wearing full-face veils in public are a violation of their rights to freedom of expression ...

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First French fines for veiled women a 'travesty of justice' ...
22 September 2011

A court in Meaux near Paris fined Hind Ahmas €120 and Najate Naït Ali €80 for wearing the niqab, a full face veil, in public.

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France: Authorities must stop forcibly evicting Roma
5 September 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 21/001/2011. 5 September 2011. France: Authorities ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/001/2011

Amnesty International | Women in France banned from ...
11 April 2011

Amnesty International condemns the detention of several people, including two women wearing the full-face veil, who were protesting against the law ...

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Amnesty International | UPDATE Women in France banned ...
11 April 2011

Amnesty International condemns the detention of several people, including two women wearing the full-face veil, who were protesting against the law ...

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French authorities must stop stigmatizing the Roma | Amnesty ...
5 January 2011

Hundreds of marginalized Romanian and Bulgarian Roma families in France face being left without adequate shelter this winter as they face an ongoing ...

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France must withdraw order targeting Roma for eviction ...
13 September 2010

The Ministry of the Interior order provides specific instructions to police to undertake "a systematic dismantling of illegal camps" prioritizing those inhabited ...

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