A draft law that would make it a crime in certain circumstances to circulate an image of a police officer's face is not aimed at infringing journalists' right to report on public events, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Tuesday. French rights activists and journalists have staged protests against the bill, which stipulates that anyone circulating a police officer's image with the intention of seeing harm done to the officer could be jailed for a year and fined 45,000 euros ($53,450) upon conviction.
The UN condemns "aggressive rhetoric" that could risk lives in the conflict-torn Tigray region.
Cheap coronavirus tests that ordinary Americans can administer at home could significantly drive down infection rates, researchers say. Their statistical models indicate that potential inaccuracies become effectively inconsequential if enough rapid tests are done with sufficient frequency.