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France: Targeting solidarity: Criminalization and harassment of people defending refugee and migrant rights in northern France

, Index number: EUR 21/0356/2019

This report highlights the plight of those human rights defenders who individually or collectively provide humanitarian aid, and advocate for the rights of migrants, regardless of their legal status, asylum-seekers and refugees in northern France. The report focuses on developments in the last two years and geographically in two specific cities along the northern coast of France: Calais and Grande-Synthe (near Dunkirk). It provides key recommendations to the French and UK authorities, and the European Union.

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