Violent protests break out in France over alleged police brutality

Toulouse, on the banks of the River Garonne.

Toulouse, on the banks of the River Garonne. Image by Maxime Raphael / CC BY 2.0

Violent protest erupted in the cities of Toulouse and Nantes in France over the weekend leaving several people injured and thirteen arrests. The anti-police protests were sparked over the death of a 21-year-old environmental activist who was killed last Sunday when police and demonstrators clashed over the a contested dam. Read more: thelocal.fr

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