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Secret police files compiled “ethnic profiles” of the Roma

FRENCH PAPERS, 8.10.2010: Libération leads this morning with the discovery of police files in France that ethnically profiled minorities, including the Roma. Four different NGOs have lodged complaints, saying the police is not allowed to compile information based on religion or ethnicity. This and other stories in today’s French papers…

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Articles in today’s French papers:
 
Libération : ‘Police files ethnically profile the Roma’
 
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Le Figaro : Government plans to fully ban the burqa in public places are given the green light by France’s Constitutional Court
 
Aujourd’hui en France :  Nicolas Sarkozy meets the Pope today
 
Libération :  ‘Handicapped and beautiful’

 

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