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France's state of emergency laws explained in 90 seconds

19 November 2015 Last updated at 15:05 GMT

France has announced it will extend its state of emergency, following the attacks in Paris, by three months.

The laws being applied date from the Algerian war of independence in the 1950s.

BBC news looks at what the laws mean for French citizens.

Reporter: Mohamed Madi