Photos: Martin Noda
Thursday May 17
A new demonstration against Hollande’s Labor Reform took place. The Prefecture had banned scores of people (including a journalist) from attending the march. The police, in turn, ruthlessly cracked down protesters.
The first step was frisking bags and seizing protection items such as helmets and masks. Even paramedics with no political affiliation were frisked.
The second step: gas, grenades and other weapons used by police against protestors.
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