Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- In its annual report, published by Amnesty International, France was criticised for serious human rights violations during the new coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Some of the charges in the France-related section of the report were as follows: disproportionate use of police force, right to peaceful demonstration, migrant and refugee rights.
The report also criticized investigations into human rights defenders.
The report said that after the beheading of a teacher named Samuel Paty, human rights violations were remnants of measures introduced in the name of counterterrorism.
The report also reacted to the suspension of refugee applications due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the evacuation of migrant camps by police forces.
The report warned that the government had not taken effective measures to combat global warming.
In addition, the report noted concerns about the rise of racist and foreign discourse.