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France: Forced evictions add to climate of fear amid alleged hate crimes

Headline Title:  France: Forced evictions add to climate of fear amid alleged hate crimes 17 June 2014  The apparent lynching of a Roma teenager in a Paris suburb that left him in a coma is just one of several recent alleged hate crimes against minorities that demand thorough investigations and not just condemnation by the French authorities, Amnesty International warned. Instead, the authorities have been focusing their resources on carrying out forced evictions that crack down on Roma and other minority communities, as well as migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers.  “By…

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