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Press Release
August 26, 2016

Responding to the decision of France’s highest administrative court to overturn the ban on the burkini on a French beach, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe Director said.

Press Release
August 25, 2016

Failure to overturn the ban on the burkini would be a missed opportunity to end an assault on women’s freedoms of expression and religion as well as the right to non-discrimination, said Amnesty In...

Press Release
March 11, 2016

Messages from Edward Snowden, Ai Weiwei and Pussy Riot will be broadcast across the internet by AdBlock and Amnesty International on the World Day against Cyber Censorship, 12 March 2016.

Press Release
February 29, 2016

Today, the French authorities started demolishing part of the ‘Jungle’ camp following Thursday’s court-awarded eviction order. Amid scenes of violence, up to 200 residents are currently affected, w...

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