Children in France Face Abusive, Racist Policing: Daily Brief

Racist policing in France; police targeting medics at US protests; ending violence and harassment at work worldwide; school closures in Afghanistan; trying to take away immigration detainees' phones in Australia; Japan beverage giant Kirin should cut ties to Myanmar's military; top EU court ruling is good news for rights in Hungary; the EU should put its money where its values are; and the power of football in the UK...

French police use overly broad stop-and-frisk powers to conduct discriminatory and abusive checks on Black and Arab men and boys as young as 10

Governments should prioritize ratification of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Violence and Harassment Convention, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on the eve of its first anniversary.

The Australian parliament should reject proposed measures that would authorize confiscation of immigration detainees’ mobile phones and expand detention staff’s search and seizure authority.

There's some good news from the EU's top court regarding Hungary...

Georgia’s parliament is scheduled to begin discussing a package of amendments to the country’s labor legislation this week. If adopted, the amendments would offer much greater protection to workers.

In the UK, a footballer proved stronger than politicians, forcing the government to take a U-turn...