DemocracyEuropeFeaturesGlobal IssuesHuman RightsLaw & OrderPoliticsProtestSocietyU.N.World
France must probe police conduct in ‘yellow vest’ protests: UN
The U.N. human rights chief called on March 6 for a “full investigation” into the possible excessive use of force by French police during the “yellow vest” demonstrations.
- GENEVA- Agence France-Presse
“The ‘Gilets Jaunes’ (yellow vests) have been protesting what they see as exclusion from economic rights and participation in public affairs,” rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in her annual address to the…
“We encourage the government to continue dialogue – including follow-up to the national discussions which are currently underway – and urge full investigation of all reported cases of excessive use of force.”
Yellow vest demonstrations…