French government drops draft law curbing filming of police

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France’s government has dropped a controversial draft law that would restrict the sharing or filming of images of the police.
The bill sparked large protests on Saturday, after a video of police beating a black man in Paris went viral.
Michel Zecler needed stitches after officers attacked him in his music studio.
Critics said it could prevent people from exposing police injustices. A new version of the bill will be submitted.

Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports from Paris, France.

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