Tag: France

Le Monde: the risk of a permanent State of emergency

Le Monde: the risk of a permanent State of emergency

We signal the editorial of Le Monde of September 13, 2017, on a government bill currently being discussed at the French National Assembly. The bill is set to transform the powers and prerogatives typical of the State of exception into ordinary law, to the detriment of individual freedoms and the rule of law. Nobody ignores the disturbing string of terrorist

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France: Controller-General concerned for the rule of law

France: Controller-General concerned for the rule of law

The Islamist terror attacks that hit France in the last two years have plunged the country in a downward spiral which is contributing to the deterioration of the Rule of Law. The need for the Hollande Government to react, the far-right opposition pressures and the attempt by the Government to reassure the public led to the proclamation of the State of Emergency in

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