Euro Watchdog Investigates Yellow Vest Protest Policing ‘Human Rights Issues’

Breitbart | 1/28/2019 | Staff
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The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights has travelled to Paris to speak with the French government about the Yellow Vest protests after footage and images of the government’s heavy-handed attempts to break the protests flashed around the world.

Council of Europe commissioner Dunja Mijatovic revealed the move Monday morning when she wrote that she was on her way to Paris to discuss “Human rights issues related to the Yellow Vests movement” with the French interior minister and police representatives, among others.

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The Associated Press reported that Mijatovic will also meet with representatives of France’s human rights commission, police, and journalists.

While Mijatovic has made no comment on what will be discussed in the meetings or what triggered the trip other than “human rights issues”, her trip follows 11 weeks of intense protests against the globalist government of President Emmanuel Macron which have seen unprecedented levels of force deployed by the French state in response.

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Amnesty International condemned the level of police violence used against the Yellow Vests in December.

Breitbart London reported this month on allegations that French riot police had started deploying dozens of officers armed with live ammunition rifles to the protests. Activist Giles Caron said of the deployment: “Their job was simply to threaten us with lethal weapons in a manner...
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