Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up Paris Protest After Car Set Alight

StoryfulPublished: July 1, 20171 views
Published: July 1, 2017

Police used tear gas to break up a protest on Place de la Republique in Paris on Saturday, April 23, after demonstrators reportedly set fire to a police car. Protesters rallying under the banner #NuitDebout (up all night) have been staging nightly protests on the square in opposition to austerity and globalization. France 24 reported that 12 people were arrested during the clashes.This video shows a heavy police presence on the square, a burning vehicle, and police firing teargas as protesters throw bottles and other objects.

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