France: Human rights judges make €69,000 award to parents of youth shot by police

The case concerned the necessity and proportionality of the use of force by the law-enforcement agencies in the context of the death of the applicants’ son, who was shot and killed by a gendarme while travelling in the rear of a fleeing vehicle.

France: Court backs lawyer over ‘all-white jury’ police acquittal sanction

Judges have backed a lawyer disciplined by French authorities after claiming an all-white jury helped acquit a police officer prosecuted over a suspect’s car chase death.

France: No court opposition to expulsion to Algeria of Salafist imam

The applicant, M. D., is a Salafist imam who is subject to a decision ordering his deportation from France to Algeria.

France: Convicted terrorist stripped of nationality seeks court backing in human rights complaint

A Moroccan-born terrorist, stripped of French nationality after being convicted of joining a conspiracy, wants European court confirmation that his human rights have been violated.

France: Court rejects lesbian couple joint parent recognition human rights challenge

Lesbian mothers of two children, born through medically assisted reproduction, who wanted to be legally recognised as jointly-responsible parents, have lost their human rights battle against France.