French police targeted in class-action over racial profiling • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 23 Jul 2021
A group of #NGOs filed a class-action lawsuit against the #French state on Thursday over alleged racial profiling by the police, an issue that has poisoned relations between the #police and #minority youths.
In January, six NGOs, including Human Rights Watch and the French branch of #Amnesty International, had warned they would take legal action if the government did not take steps to end what they called discriminatory identity checks within four months.
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