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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 ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/009/2013

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

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

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

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French authorities forcibly evict 150 people, including 60 ...
27 August 2013

The French authorities' evictions of Romani communities across the country continue to flout international law a year after the government published ...

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France: Further Information: Eviction forces up to 200 from ...
19 April 2013

Up to 200 people have been forcibly evicted from an informal settlement in Ris-Orangis, on the outskirts of Paris, France. Eight families have begun legal ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/006/2013

Europe: End forced evictions of Roma in Europe
15 April 2013

European governments forcibly evict thousands of people from their homes, ignoring their obligations under international law. Most of those forcibly evicted ...

Document       EUR 01/004/2013

France: the dismissal of an employee wearing the headscarf is ...
10 April 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. France: the dismissal of an employee wearing the headscarf is discriminatory. ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/005/2013

Europe: Human rights here, Roma rights now: A wake-up call ...
4 April 2013

Thirteen years after the introduction of the Race Equality Directive, discrimination against Roma in Europe remains widespread. EU member states ...

Report       EUR 01/002/2013

France: Over 200 people face forced eviction
2 April 2013

Over 200 people living in an informal settlement in Ris-Orangis on the outskirts of Paris face imminent forced eviction following a decision taken by the ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/003/2013