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Ireland : Irish minister expelled from party because of freedom of conscience

Ireland was treated to a rare spectacle this week: a politician who opposed a prime minister on a matter of conscience, lost a ministry, was expelled from her party, and parted without rancour. Lucinda Creighton, a 33-year-old rising star in … Lire la suite

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France : European Council Investigates France Over Abuse of Marriage Supporters

France is under scrutiny by a European council for its police abuse of peaceful pro-marriage demonstrators. The Council of Europe is sending investigators to France to look into government violence against people who oppose a new law allowing same-sex marriage. … Lire la suite

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Ireland : Lack of freedom of choice

Or : lack of freedom of choice to use your conscience… Four Irish politicians have had their party whip removed after defying their leader, Prime Minister Enda Kenny, to vote against a bill proposing a change in the country’s abortion … Lire la suite

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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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