La France, le pays qui piétine les droits de l’Homme26 mars 2019
Cette semaine, en (f)Rance, ex pays des droits de l’Homme…
Interview de Geneviève Legay avant qu’elle ne soit blessée en marge de la manifestation des Gilets Jaunes samedi à Nice :
“Since the start of the yellow vest protest movement in November 2018, we have received serious allegations of excessive use of force. More than 1,700 people have been injured as a result of the protests across the country”, the experts said.
“The restrictions on rights have also resulted in a high number of arrests and detentions, searches and confiscations of demonstrators’ possessions, and serious injuries have been caused by a disproportionate use of so-called ‘non-lethal’ weapons like grenades and defensive bullets or ‘flashballs’,” they added.
The experts said that they were aware that some of the demonstrators themselves had resorted to violence, “but we fear that the disproportionate response to these excesses may deter the population from continuing to exercise its fundamental freedoms.” : https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/02/1032741