[JURIST] A group of minorities in France has filed a lawsuit alleging police searches are conducted on the basis of racial profiling, according to a statement made by their lawyers and the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) [advocacy website] on Wednesday. The suit was filed (OSJI press release) in the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris [official website, in French] and alleges that French police unfairly single out minority race individuals for searches and identification checks. A French coalition against...

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