Protests in Paris over law that criminalizes publishing police officers' photos

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 4:23pm

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French politicians have been debating a change to the country’s global security legislation this week. If passed, it would be against the law to share a picture or video of a police officer with the intent to harm the officer. Violators would face up to a year in prison and a fine of more than $50,000. Critics argue press freedom is at risk. The World's Marco Werman speaks with Pauline Adès-Mével, the editor in chief of Reporters without Borders, an organization that promotes and defends journalism throughout the world.