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Article 11 of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789, incorporated by reference into the Constitution of the Fifth Republic provides that "The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write, and print with freedom."

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