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France: Abuses and impunity continue to worsen along the French-British border despite mounting evidence

, Index number: EUR 21/1585/2019

Over six months since publishing Targeting Solidarity: Criminalization and harassment of people defending refugee and migrants rights in northern France, and calling on the French, British and EU authorities to urgently address abuses faced by both people on the move and human rights defenders on the French-British border, Amnesty International remains deeply concerned about a situation that continues to be dire, unsustainable and inhuman. Ongoing police abuse and excessive use of force as well as an escalation in the routine forcible evictions of people on the move, without credible solutions to the hundreds of people who are stuck along the border, remain of grave concern.

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