France state of emergency ‘extended on slim evidence’

Source: V.Dombrovskis tiekas ar Francijas prezidentu

France’s decision to extend the state of emergency was passed on slim evidence that it would be effective in reducing the “terror” threat, rights groups and activists have said. Widely expected, the French parliament on Tuesday voted for a three-month extension until May 26, allowing authorities to keep carrying out warrantless police raids and put people…