01:47 GMT02 December 2020
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    The controversial bill aims to ban the distribution of photos in which police officers and gendarmes can be identified. The draft law is expected to be discussed in the French National Assembly starting Tuesday.

    Sputnik is live from Paris as protesters are gathering outside the French National Assembly to decry the “Global Security” bill that aims to make it unlawful to disseminate photos of French police officers or gendarmes in which they can be identified.

    The bill has drawn the ire of activists and journalists, who believe the draft could compromise press freedom.

    The French National Assembly is expected to hold sessions on the adoption of the bill starting Tuesday.

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