While the protection of lifelong anonymity for complainants in sexual offences, regardless of the outcome of any police investigation, is enshrined in law, no equivalent protection exists for suspects.
French authorities have issued over 700 fines since a street harassment law came into effect last year.
Public transport companies and medical centres have already said they will not comply with the legislation so as to not cause delays or prevent women from seeking treatment.
Kraftwerk sampling case: EU top court rules on 20-year dispute over two-second clip
Demonstrators in the Hong Kong territorial town of Sheung Shui seized on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill.
Germany celebrated this week 25 years of having decriminalised homosexuality. Euronews takes a look at homosexuality laws across other many European countries.
At least 72 people were injured and taken to Hong Kong hospitals in the wake of massive protests Wednesday, with at least two of them in serious condition, according to the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.
Liviu Dragnea has been in the sights of anti-corruption campaigners for years in what his supporters claim are politically motivated proceedings. This week he finally ended up in prison.
The court noted multiple times when Kwan had provided political comments that criticized Donald Trump, as a presidential candidate in 2016 and as president.
The man who has become central in the right to die debate in France was due to begin deep sedation treatment on Monday 20 but a Paris court ruled treatment must continue, prolonging a 10-year legal battle.
Hundreds of LGBT rights supporters gathered outside Taiwan's parliament on Tuesday (May 14) demanding for their rights as the parliament votes on three proposed bills
Zelensky has pleaded guilty and was fined around €30.
A fierce critic of the Polish government, who is facing legal challenges from the country’s ruling party, has spoken out against what he believes are “politically motivated” efforts to silence him.
The "sexist outrages" law was passed in late September just weeks after a video of a man hitting a woman outside a Paris cafe shocked people around the world.
Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament voted to provide increased protections for whistleblowers in the EU. Euronews spoke with former whistleblower Antoine Deltour to ask him what he thought of these new protections.
Julian Assange is embroiled in a war of words with the Ecuadorian government. The country's President Lenin Moreno has defended his decision to remove Mr Assange's asylum status claiming he 'violated his asylum conditions repeatedly'.
A new whistleblower directive was approved by EU negotiators on Tuesday in Strasbourg. But at a press conference, when asked whether Julian Assange was a whistleblower, the reply was "no comment".
In the wake of the New Zealand mosque shootings Australia brings in tough new laws on social media companies.
It was a multi-pronged attack on Bucharest.
Stories about animals abandoned during natural disasters drew widespread attention in the last few years as hurricanes slammed the U.S.
The settlement is a fraction of what Uber could have been required to pay, a labor expert said, and its "business model of utilizing drivers" as contractors not employees stays intact.
Last week, Cohen testified before the House Oversight Committee and accused the president of a slew of misdeeds.
People who spread what Russian authorities consider to be fake news or who show "disrespect" to the state will face tough new fines.
He cited constitutional protections against intrusions on free speech and excessive fines in his decision.
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