Who's laughing now, Macron? France is paralyzed by worst nationwide strike for decades
More than 800,000 demonstrators marched on cities throughout France today, with railway workers, teachers and hospital staff joining the largest strike in decades.
Over the past year protests in France have seen increasingly brutal responses from police.— Joshua Potash 🆘 (@JoshuaPotash) December 5, 2019
So today, with million on strike across the country, firefighters have taken the lead.
They are marching in front to prevent police from responding with violence.pic.twitter.com/Uhe28G6Yji
An old lady pulling a shopping carts is shoved onto the ground as French police brutalise protesters against the Macron government. Largely neglected by the media, today marked the 55th consecutive weekend of protests across France. pic.twitter.com/b8CSpaOCBV #GiletsJaunes #Acte55— Richard Wellings (@RichardWellings) November 30, 2019
In pictures: French workers strike over pension reforms https://t.co/1HRS8opr5C— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) December 5, 2019
A reminder to put any UK political 'crisis' in context.— Darren Grimes (@darrengrimes_) December 5, 2019
France is quite literally on fire in protest. pic.twitter.com/XC8OHDNHRR
📽 #Paris : France Must respect the rights of Workers to protest and picket.— Africa (@Alkebulan_) December 5, 2019
We are extremely worried by intense police brutality against Civilians
Dictatorship must be strongly condemned#Macron #Greve #GreveGenerale #France #giletsjaunes #greve5decembre pic.twitter.com/vjEmsWTMEN