Police brutality against pro-family protestors in France
Catholic World News - July 10, 2013
Two dozen members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe recently signed a statement decrying police actions against pro-family protestors in France.
“Hundreds of walkers and protesters were brutalized, gassed, arbitrarily arrested and jailed for 24 hours and more,” the lawmakers stated in reference to protests in recent months. “Reports from lawyers and NGOs indicate that more than 600 individuals have been arrested and jailed.”
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, which documents anti-Christian actions in Europe, reported that “tear gas attacks and beatings by the police, arbitrary arrests, solitary confinement, illegal fingerprint storing, and countless other human rights violations were conducted by the French [police] against peaceful mass demonstration opposing government policy on gay marriage and adoption.”
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