Castaner did not say how Article 24, which would penalize the dissemination of images of police officers with the intention of harming them, could be rewritten.
Protests have taken place across France over the past week against the so-called “global security law,” which also includes controversial provisions that critics say would expand the state’s right to monitor its security. citizens.
There is also opposition to the so-called “new national police system,” announced in September by Home Secretary Gerald Darmanin, which forces journalists to disperse during protests by order of the police, thus preventing them. to cover the aftermath of protests in real time, which in recent years have often been stormy.
The protests marked the end of a tense week which saw two major incidents of police violence, as the law was under review by the French lower house, the National Assembly.
The bill was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday and was due to be put to a vote in the Senate early next year.