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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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France: “They said they would have killed us if we stayed” ...
8 April 2014

Attacks, discrimination, violent evictions, homelessness and extreme poverty. Life for the 20000 Roma in France – most of them migrants – is a far cry ...

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Europe: “We ask for justice”: Europe's failure to protect Roma ...
8 April 2014

Many of Europe's 10-12 million Roma are at increased risk of racist violence and discrimination. Excluded from access to essential services and unable ...

Report       EUR 01/007/2014

France: Submission to the European Commission against ...
3 April 2014

This submission especially focuses on discrimination, violence and harassment against Roma migrants. Amnesty International believes that European ...

Report       EUR 21/001/2014

France: Ukrainian refugee in urgent need of protection ...
14 February 2014

The French authorities must ensure the protection of a Ukrainian political refugee who sustained a horrific attack in his home in Strasbourg earlier this ...

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Europe: The state decides who I am: Lack of legal gender ...
4 February 2014

For transgender people, official identity documents reflecting their gender identity are vitally important for the enjoyment of their human rights. They are ...

Report       EUR 01/001/2014

Amnesty International | France: Stop extradition threatening ...
9 January 2014

The French government must not allow the extradition of Kazakhstani banker and opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov, Amnesty International said today ...

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France: Stop extradition threatening Kazakhstani dissident ...
9 January 2014

The French government must not allow the extradition of Kazakhstani banker and opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov, Amnesty International said today ...

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France: Saint Ouen forced eviction is the latest instance of a ...
28 November 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 28 November 2013. AI Index: EUR 21/009/2013. France: Saint Ouen ...

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France: Told to move on: Forced evictions of Roma in France
25 September 2013

More than a year since the election of a new government, the cycle of repeated forced evictions continue to Roma people in France. The measures the ...

Report       EUR 21/007/2013

Amnesty International | France: Record number of evictions of ...
25 September 2013

The French government has failed to end the vicious circle of repeated forced evictions of Roma which have now reached record numbers.

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