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Summary I was 10 the first time I was stopped [by the police]. The last time was three days ago. —Valoua, Paris, 23, April 2019 When I was little, I wanted to be a police chief but after what I’ve seen, I’m disgusted. The police should be there to…
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Summary Joshua F. left his home in Cameroon with his younger sister in 2016, when he was 13, after their parents died in an accident. His father’s family took the house and his father’s workshop, turning the two children out. They left Douala and…
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 On a typical night, some 200 or more unaccompanied migrant children sleep on the streets of Paris. In large part, these children are homeless as a consequence of arbitrary procedures and inordinate delays in…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary Since they destroyed [the Calais camp] last year, there is no place to sleep or eat. It’s like living in hell. —Yeakob S., 29-year-old Ethiopian man, Calais, June 30, 2017 [T]he women and the men who first were coming from Syria, today are…
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 “I was depressed and no longer went out of my cell. I just took medication and I slept. […] I didn’t even go out for walks. For six months […] I didn’t see the light of day. […] I never went out, I didn’t see a doctor or…
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 The Long Arm of Justice
 Lessons from Specialized War Crimes Units in France,

 Germany, and the Netherlands 
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 Lessons Learned
 The Value of Specialized War Crimes

 Units…
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 “The Root of Humiliation” 
 Abusive Identity Checks in France
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 Key Recommendations
 To the

 Government of France
 To the

 Parliament
 To the

 Ministry of…
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  “No Questions Asked”
 Intelligence Cooperation with Countries that Torture 
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 Background
 International Law on Torture
 The obligation to prevent and punish
 torture
 Torture material as evidence…
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 Lost in Transit
 Insufficient Protection for
 Unaccompanied Migrant Children at Roissy Charles de Gaulle
 Airport
 
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 and Key Recommendations
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 Recommendations to the French Government…
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 Preempting Justice
 Counterterrorism
 Laws and Procedures in France
 I. Executive Summary
 Key Recommendations
 II. Background
 French Criminal Justice System.. 
 III. Counterterrorism Laws and Procedures in France…
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 State of Anarchy
 Rebellion and Abuses against Civilians
 Glossary
 Executive
 Summary
 The
 APRD Rebellion.. 
 The
 UFDR Rebellion.. 
 Abuses
 by FACA and GP Forces
 Rebel
 Abuses
 The
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In the Name of Prevention Insufficient Safeguards in National Security Removals I. Executive Summary Key Recommendations II. Background France's Experience of Terrorism... The French Counterterrorism Model A European Debate.. III. Forced Removal on…
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For over a year, Human Rights Watch investigated and monitored French asylum policies, conducting numerous interviews with lawyers, human rights advocates, refugee assistance organizations, asylum seekers, and government officials. In the course of this…