France passes bill to restrict videos of police

April 19, 2021

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Two uniformed police stand before a crowd of protesters holding banners and signs

Protesters hold placards reading "Police Blurred, Blind Justice" against the newly voted global security law as French President Emmanuel Macron visits the police headquarters in Montpellier, France, April 19, 2021. 

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French lawmakers passed a bill that could punish anyone sharing images or videos of police officers with the intent to cause "psychological or physical" harm. And, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny has been taken to a prison hospital following a three-week hunger strike and deteriorating health. Can the US intervene? Also, the long-awaited travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand is now open, allowing Aussies to travel to New Zealand without a required two-week quarantine.

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