‘Authoritarian and freedom-killing’: French papers sound alarm over security bill

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IN THE PRESS – Tuesday, November 17, 2020: We look at a controversial French security bill that would punish people for publishing photos of police officers “with intent to harm”. The nebulous phrase has sparked concern it could be used to limit reporting on police brutality. In the US, Donald Trump is rushing to sell off oil drilling rights in an Arctic wildlife refuge before Joe Biden takes office. Plus, a British diplomat is hailed as a hero in China after saving a drowning student and we discover an app that translates your cat’s meows!

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