FRANCE/RACIAL JUSTICE – Documenting police violence is a form of resistance (Mitali Nagrecha, Al Jazeera)

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Paris in recent days demanding the state scrap part of a proposed security bill that would criminalise the filming of police officers on duty. The outrage in the streets forced the government to announce that they would “rewrite” the relevant article of the draft legislation. What they really need to do, however, is to completely drop it.