Daily Archives: 12 March, 2019

Defender of Rights highlights “increasing repression” in France

Defender of Rights highlights “increasing repression” in France

On 12 March the Defender of Rights of France, Mr. Jacques Toubon, said he was worried about a “reinforcement of repression” in his country. In its Annual Report, this independent authority also indicates a “collapse” of fundamental rights and freedoms, caused by the introduction of the state of emergency in 2015. In France, “a policy of strengthening security and repression

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