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France: Committee against Torture urges France to investigate ...
24 May 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 24 May 2010. AI Index: EUR 21//003/2010. Committee against Torture ...

Public Statement       EUR 21/003/2010

French politicians urged to reject ban on full face veils ...
19 May 2010

The proposal put forward by the government would prohibit the wearing anywhere in public of any form of clothing intended to conceal one's face.

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Amnesty International | French politicians urged to reject ban ...
19 May 2010

Amnesty International is calling on French law-makers to reject a draft law banning the wearing of full face veils in public that was adopted by the ...

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Dangerous Deals: Europe's reliance on 'diplomatic ...
12 April 2010

Preventing torture is a fundamental obligation of every state. States are not only obliged to eliminate torture at home, but they must also refuse to forcibly ...

Report       EUR 01/012/2010

France: Briefing to the UN Committee against Torture, April ...
12 April 2010

This briefing was submitted for consideration by the Committee Against Torture at its examination of France's sixth periodic report on its implementation ...

Report       EUR 21/002/2010

The Wire, April/May 2010. Vol. 40, issue 002
1 April 2010

1) Giving life without risk 2) Livewire: The daily struggle in Haiti camps; Amnesty International defends Guinea research against French government criticism ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/2010

France: Open letter regarding the case of Abou Bakari Tandia
22 January 2010

On 24 January 2005 Abou Bakari Tandia died after falling into a coma while he was held in police custody. In this open letter Amnesty International urges ...

Open Letter       EUR 21/001/2010

European states must take concrete steps to help close ...
11 January 2010

Leading human rights organizations have urged more European states to accept detainees held at the US detention centre at Guantánamo who cannot ...

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Amnesty International | France must not deport terror suspect ...
4 December 2009

France must not deport a man convicted of terrorist acts to Algeriawhere he may be at risk of incommunicado detention and torture or otherill-treatment

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France: Preliminary briefing to the UN Committee against ...
14 October 2009

Amnesty International submits this briefing for consideration by the Committee against Torture (the Committee). The document summarises some of Amnesty ...

Report       EUR 21/017/2009