In Paris, clashes with the police began at the actions of opponents of the restrictions imposed to combat the coronavirus, including sanitary passes.
In the Port de Champerre area, protesters took to the main avenue, which caused traffic to be suspended. The police used tear gas and water cannons to push back the crowd.
Earlier it was reported that mass protests against “sanitary passes” and mass vaccination began in many French cities.
In Paris, the rally was organized by the Yellow Vests movement, several thousand people gathered on Bastille Square. The second demonstration in the French capital was started by the Patriots party on Trocadero Square. Residents of Lyon, Dunkirk, Perpignan, and Nice are also protesting against coronavirus restrictions.
In France, 6,015,469 people were infected with the coronavirus, 111,778 patients died.