Archives mensuelles : juin 2013

France : Accused of police brutality against traditional marriage demonstrators by an international lawyer

PARIS, June 28 (C-FAM) An international lawyer has filed complaints against France in the UN Human Rights Council for brutalizing peaceful demonstrators. Videos show French police beating marriage demonstrators, using tear gas and clubs against women, men, elderly and children. … Lire la suite

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France & Sweden : Popular protest and challenges to freedom of assembly, media and speech

 Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, Resolution 1947 (2013)1 Provisional version 1. Popular protest has erupted in many European (and non-European) countries recently. Demonstrations often occur in an unregulated manner, its participants co-ordinating with one another through social media. The right … Lire la suite

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Council of Europe : Draft Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Opinion 285 (2013)1 Provisional version Document

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France : Serious setbacks in the fields of human rights and the rule of law in France

Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, 26 June 2013 Motion for a resolution tabled by Mr Luca VOLONTÈ and other members of the Assembly (This motion has not been discussed in the Assembly and commits only those who have signed it) We, … Lire la suite

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Council of Europe: “Manif pour Tous[1]” and “Tackling discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity” in the program on 26 and 27 June.

From Gregor Puppinck, PhD, director of the European Centre for Law and Justice. On June 27th, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE Strasbourg) will discuss a draft resolution and recommendation entitled « Tackling discrimination on the grounds of … Lire la suite

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Europe : Young people’s access to fundamental rights

Rapporteur : Mr Luca VOLONTÈ, Italy, EPP/CD Origin: Reference to committee: Reference 3921 of 30 November 2012. Reporting Committee: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media. See Doc. 13156. Opinion approved by the Committee on 22 April 2013.2013 – Second … Lire la suite

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France: Beaten by police and imprisoned for his opinons

June 19, « Nicolas », 22, the first protester of the anti-gay-marriage law was sentenced to two months in prison for an imaginary rebellion. . No initial offence could be proved, the arrest was without legal basis and imprisonment appears to be that young « Nicolas » is the first political … Lire la suite

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