Paris attacks: France’s state of emergency is imposing ‘excessive’ restrictions on human rights, UN says

January 20, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

The United Nations has warned that the state of emergency imposed by France in the wake of the Paris attacks is imposing “excessive and disproportionate restrictions” on fundamental human rights.

 

Special rapporteurs on freedoms of opinion, expression, assembly and privacy were among those raising concerns with the Francois Hollande’s government.

 

“Ensuring adequate protection against abuse in the use of exceptional measures and surveillance measures in the context of the fight against terrorism is an international obligation of the French State,” they said in a joint statement.

 

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