Ethnic Profiling in Europe
Open Society Voices
The death of 42-year-old Mitch Henriquez at the hands of Dutch police sparked four nights of violent rioting in the Hague, fueled by underlying tensions between the police and minority communities in the Netherlands.
A new short film aims to debunk the notion that profiling suspects based on ethnicity is effective policing.
A courtroom in Paris will this week see the latest stage in an ongoing legal challenge to what the French call “contrôle au faciès”—police stops that target individuals on the basis of the way they look.