France: Thousands protest against bill to curb filming of police
29 November 2020 | 5:21 pm
A draft law would make it a crime to circulate an image of a police officer with the intention that they be harmed. Critics say it hinders press freedom and the ability to hold officers accountable.
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Israel's police chief has ordered a probe into the actions of officers at the funeral of reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in Jerusalem. Germany's top diplomat, Annalena Baerbock, said she was "deeply shocked" by the events.
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Police have been accused of failing to keep tabs on a racist killer during one of Germany's worst-ever far-right shootings. Police say they had to proceed cautiously.
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