France

Visit to France

France must keep its promises concerning equality

26/09/2014 Paris
“Despite efforts to implement the principle of equality in France, many forms of discrimination remain and show that a number of the Republic’s major undertakings are still to be honoured in this...

France: Off-site hearings raise human rights concerns

[Strasbourg, 17/10/2013] – In a letter sent to the Minister of Justice, Ms Christiane Taubira, on 2 October 2013 and published today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils...

Letter to French Minister of the Interior

[Strasbourg, 02/10/2010] Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Brice Hortefeux, French Minister of the Interior, Overseas France and Local Authorities (French only)...

Letter the French Minister for Immigration

[Strasbourg, 21/09/2010] - Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Eric Besson, Minister for Immigration, Integration, National Identity and Development Solidarity...

Memorandum following visit to France

[Strasbourg, 20/11/2008] Memorandum by Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following his visit to France from 21 to 23 May 2008 CommDH(2008)34 / 20 November 2008

Memorandum following visit of "Zones d'attente"

[Strasbourg, 20/11/2010] Memorandum by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, further to his visit (1 February 2008) to the Zones d'Attente (waiting areas) at...

Report following visit to France

[Strasbourg, 15/02/2006] Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on the effective respect for human rights in France, following his visit (5-21 September 2005) CommDH(2006)2...