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Macron, 5G and the Amish

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French President Emmanuel Macron compares the dismissal of 5G technology to an "Amish model". Opponents say he is avoiding the debate over the health and environmental issues tied to the development of a 5G network. But first, online and offline, jailed Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni becomes a symbol of press freedom. In other news, actor John Boyega quits as Jo Malone's brand ambassador. The British perfume brand replaced him with a Chinese star for the campaign in China, in an ad that features Boyega's personal story.