Keyword: legal action
Eight human rights and refugee associations have joined together to take legal action over France's decision to give a number of fast boats to the Libyan navy. At the launch of their legal process on Thursday April 25th, the groups said France's actions would “contribute to blatant violations” of migrants' fundamental rights. Mathilde Mathieu reports.
The group are suing the French state over the death of hundreds of cows, which they believe are the victims of harmful electromagnetic fields.
Paris City Hall is to sue online short-term rental firm Airbnb for not ensuring that property owners using its platform abide by local regulations, notably that short-term rentals are limited to a total of 120 days per year.
The official revelation that a group of soldiers on security patrol close to the Bataclan muic hall, where 90 concert goers were massacred by an Islamic State terrorist group on the evening of November 13th 2015, were ordered not to intervene has prompted a legal complaint by survivors and victims' relatives.
A French consumer association has filed a lawsuit against US smartphone maker Apple and Japanese printer manufacturer Epson for allegedly deliberately designing their products to fail after a shorter period than would otherwise occur in order to spur new sales.
The French economy ministry has filed action in a Paris commercial court demanding a 10-million-euro fine against internet retail giant Amazon which it accuses of using its dominant position to impose allegedly unfair contracts with vendors using the platform.
The authorities in Amatrice, after which is named a pasta dish, launches legal action over cartoons mocking victims of the devastating August earthquake as 'penne in tomato sauce' and 'lasagne'.
Some Muslims in France are taking government to court over what they call illegal acts in the name of preventing another jihadist attack.
Victims and their families claim the news channel's coverage endangered their lives during the deadly attack in Paris by Amedy Coulibaly.
The 57-member-state body which claims to represent a majority of Muslim countries says it is studying options under European and French law.
Mother says authorities should have done more to stop her 16-year-old son from making the journey to the war-torn country.
French president says he has a right to privacy and is considering suing Closer magazine after it claimed he was having an affair with Julie Gayet.
Leader of far-right Front national Marine Le Pen says she will consider legal action against those who label her party as 'extreme right'.