“The aim is to have maximum security with a minimum of disruption. We will not tolerate any unrest. If it happens, we will respond,” Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said in Biarritz this week.Continue reading
“Making a small gesture and then sweeping the problem under the carpet, just as has always been done for the last 30 years, does nothing to solve the deeper, structural problems,” France President Macron spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told France Inter radio.Continue reading
Thousands of police were deployed to try to contain the protests on and around the famed Champs-Elysees avenue. Police responded by firing bursts from a water cannon with backup from riot officers, who used tear gas on the protesters.Continue reading
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