Keyword: stop and search

Former students sue French state for 'racist' stop and search

Case is latest legal battle in France over men of black and north African heritage being routinely pulled over and asked to show identity papers.

French police identity checks on five non-white people ruled illegal

Appeal court orders government to pay damages in landmark ruling that activists hope will help reduce widespread discrimination.

French court: ID checks on minorities deemed legal

A court has rejected claims from anti-racism groups and lawyers that police identity checks on 13 people from minority groups were racist.