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BREAKING: French MPs vote to allow government to block websites, social media under state of emergency

AFP , Thursday 19 Nov 2015
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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls addresses the parliament at the national assembly in Paris, Thursday Nov.19,2015 (Photo: AP)
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French lawmakers on Thursday voted to allow the overnment to block websites and social media accounts promoting or inciting terrorist acts, under a state of emergency.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls praised the "wisdom" of lawmakers who agreed the measure after voting to extend a state of emergency to three months.

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