"The root of humiliation": abusive identity checks in France

"Police in France have broad discretion to carry out identity checks even when no wrongdoing is suspected. The stops--known as controle d'identité--can involve lengthy questioning, orders to empty pockets, bag searches, and intrusive pat-downs. Statistical and qualitative research indicat...

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Main Author: Sunderland, Judith.
Corporate Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Other Authors: Ward, Benjamin 1970-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Human Rights Watch, 2012.
Series: Human Rights Watch. D.