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Human Rights in French Republic

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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France: Migrants and asylum-seekers still in danger
5 October 2009

The French authorities have released most of the 138 migrants and asylum-seekers held in immigration detention centres since a 22 September ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/016/2009

France: Further information: Arrested migrants and asylum ...
25 September 2009

French authorities have evicted over 278 migrants and asylum-seekers from their makeshift encampments near Calais. Of those that were arrested ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/015/2009

France: Hundreds face eviction and removal in France
18 September 2009

Hundreds of asylum-seekers and migrants are at imminent risk of forced eviction from encampments near Calais in northern France, after the authorities ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/014/2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Hakim Ajimi
1 September 2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Hakim Ajimi

Document       EUR 21/011/2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Abou Bakari Tandia
1 September 2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Abou Bakari Tandia

Document       EUR 21/013/2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Lamba Soukouna
1 September 2009

France: Police ill-treatment in France: Lamba Soukouna

Document       EUR 21/012/2009

G-20 must set the example and clean up their human rights ...
28 May 2009

Amnesty International's Secretary General has called on the G-20grouping that brings together the world's leading economies to lead byexample and ...

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Police abuse goes unchecked in France | Amnesty ...
2 April 2009

French police have been accused of committing gross human rightsviolations – often against ethnic minorities – for which they areseldom brought to ...

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France: Case studies: Public outrage: police officers above the ...
2 April 2009

This document contains four case studies which illustrate the failure of the French authorities to investigate police impunity, deaths in custody and ...

Document       EUR 21/007/2009

France must do more for victims of police ill-treatment ...
2 April 2009

Allegations of human rights violations by police officers in Franceinclude racist abuse, excessive use of force, beatings and unlawfulkillings.

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