from Humans are Free
As we highlighted last week, Macron’s announcement that proof or vaccination or a negative test would be required to visit shopping malls, restaurants bars, hospitals, bars, cafés and access public transport sparked immediate demonstrations.
Those continued over the weekend, with around 114,000 people participating in protests in major cities like Nantes, where police again used tear gas to disperse demonstrators.
“In Lyon, the police arrested nine demonstrators while in Lans-en-Vercors, a vaccination centre was ransacked on Saturday morning,” reports the Express.
The scenes prompted Macron to have to walk back at least part of the
measures, with COVID passes now only required for malls with a surface
area of more than 20,000 square meters. ... Continue reading >>>
“Business leaders are worried and I want to reassure them: We will show understanding,” Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told the media. ... Continue Reading >>>RELATED: