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Contact Information: Amnesty International in France

Address:
76 boulevard de La Villette 75940 PARIS CÉDEX 19

Phone: 0033153386565
Fax: 0033153385500

Amnesty International Report 2014/15

Migrant Roma continued to be forcibly evicted from informal settlements; individuals and communities were often not consulted or offered adequate alternative accommodation. Concerns remained about the impartiality and thoroughness of investigations into allegations of ill-treatment by the police. Same-sex couples could enter into civil marriage following a change in the law in 2013.

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Key Country Facts

Head of State:
François Hollande
Head of Government:
Manuel Valls
Population:
66,092,000

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