2012 in France

Events from the year 2012 in France:

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2012
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France

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2012
History of France  • Timeline  • Years

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

  • 22 February – The term 'mademoiselle' is removed from official documents following a campaign by feminist organisations.[4]
  • 28 February – The Constitutional Council rules that the bill criminalising denial of the Armenian genocide infringes on freedom of speech, and is therefore unconstitutional. In response, Nicolas Sarkozy orders a redraft of the bill.[5]

AprilEdit

JulyEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Samuel, Henry (11 January 2012). "Syria: French journalist killed in Homs". The Telegraph. London: Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  2. ^ "France loses AAA rating as euro governments downgraded". BBC News. BBC. 13 January 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  3. ^ Willsher, Kim (23 January 2012). "Armenian genocide denial to be banned in France as senators approve new law". The Guardian. London: Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  4. ^ Sayare, Scott (22 February 2012). "'Mademoiselle' Exits Official France". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  5. ^ "French genocide law 'unconstitutional' rules court". France24. 28 February 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Décret n° 2012-875 du 16 juillet 2012 portant création d'une commission de rénovation et de déontologie de la vie publique" [Decree No. 2012-875 of 16 July 2012 establishing a commission renewal and ethics in public life] (in French). LegiFrance. Retrieved 12 November 2014.

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