XKCD (click) has a great cartoon on free speech:
French police officers can claim (click) they 'accidentally' pulled down a suspect's pants and then 'accidentally' repeatedly inserted a baton in the man's anus. But a judge can choose not to listen to lies and put the (hopefully former) policemen behind bars.
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