December 1 According to a report by the European Times, on November 30th local time, the majority party in the French Parliament decided to “completely rewrite” article 24 of the “Integral Security Law”, which aroused great repercussions, in order to dispel doubts and calm the current tension as soon as possible. However, the leader of the ruling party group said that this does not mean the withdrawal or suspension of the relevant bills.
According to the report, in the face of the protests caused by the “integral security law”, French President Macron presided over a crisis response conference at the presidential palace. Subsequently, the majority party of the National Assembly, composed of the Kadima Party of the French Republic, the Union of Democratic Movements and the Action Party, announced that it would “completely rewrite” the relevant controversial provisions prohibiting the malicious dissemination of images of the gendarmerie.
Castane, the former French Minister of the Interior and the current leader of the Kasadima caucus of the Republic, said, “We know that doubts still exist… We must dispel them.” However, Castane insisted that this was neither “withdrawal” nor “suspension” of the relevant bill.
Castane also said that from the evening of November 30, the majority parliamentarians will exchange views with Prime Minister Castel and other cabinet members, and then discuss legislative instruments and timetables according to their constitutional rights in accordance with their respective constitutional rights in this framework.
According to reports, on November 24th local time, the French National Assembly passed the “Integral Security Law” on first reading, article 24 of the bill punishes maliciously spreading the image of the police and gendarmerie and disclosing their facial features and identity information. But the content of the bill triggered a large-scale protest.
On November 28th, local time, more than 130,000 people demonstrated across France. Some demonstrators clashed with the police. At least 81 people were arrested and 98 policemen were injured that day.