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France's Rights Advocates Warn Against Hasty Security Legislation

Following the Paris terror attacks, President Francois Hollande has pledged to pursue hard-line security measures that will require constitutional changes. Some critics worry civil liberties will be infringed unnecessarily by legislation giving the police and security services new powers. They also assert that while emotions are running high, the French government should not move too hastily. Many say the time has come, however, for toughness. That was Hollande’s position on Monday,...

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