Protests over security bill in France draw tens of thousands



PARIS (NYTIMES) - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday (Nov 28) to protest a security bill that would restrict sharing images of police officers and strengthen government surveillance tools, the latest sign that anger over recent cases of police violence is galvanising opposition. Media organisations and human rights groups held rallies in dozens of cities including Paris, Bordeaux and Lyon. All raised alarm about the new bill, saying it could curb freedom of the press and limit police accountability. "Rather than trying to solve problems, this law seeks to cover up blunders," said Mr Nicolas Gonnot, a 50-year-old computer engineer who demonstrated in...

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