Serhat TUNAR -TDO- In France, a controversial security bill that allegedly could violate press freedom, increase police violence and drag the administration into authoritarianism has been passed in the National Assembly.
104 MPs voted against the bill, which has been debated in parliament since November 17 and contains articles prohibiting the sharing of images of security forces on social media, and 388 MPs voted to accept it. The bill, which 66 members of parliament voted against, will be submitted for Senate approval in January 2021. If the Senate approves it, the bill will be voted on in the house one last time.
The bill, which envisages the creation of special troops within the municipality to intervene in demonstrations, authorizes security forces to monitor people using cameras while on duty, and to use drone cameras at demonstrations.