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France: Call for suspending the use of rubber bullets fired with the LBD40 and for banning grenades GLI-F4 in the context of policing protests

According to official statistics, since the beginning of the cycle of protests of the so-called “Yellow Vests” in November 2018, more than 2,200 protesters and 1,500 law enforcement officials have suffered injuries in the context of demonstrations. In March 2019, the IGPN (Inspection Générale de la...
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Iran: Release detained labour rights activists

In the past year, since International Workers’ Day in 2018, Amnesty International has documented the arrests of hundreds of workers and other labour rights activists in the context of a campaign by the authorities to repress social unrest and public dissent. Courts have handed down prison sentences...