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Sat Jul 31, 2021, 05:50 PM

French Police Clash With Anti-Virus Pass Protesters In Paris

Source: AP News

PARIS (AP) -- Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass with marches through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but sporadic clashes with riot police marked protests in the French capital.

Some 3,000 security forces deployed around Paris for a third weekend of protests against the pass that will be needed soon to enter restaurants and other places. Police took up posts along the Champs-Elysees to guard against an invasion of the famed avenue.

With virus infections spiking and hospitalizations rising, French lawmakers have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of Aug. 9. Polls show a majority of French support the pass, but some are adamantly opposed. The pass requires a vaccination or a quick negative test or proof of a recent recovery from COVID-19 and mandates vaccine shots for all health care workers by mid-September.

Across the Alps, thousands of anti-vaccine pass demonstrators marched in Italian cities including Rome, Milan and Naples for the second consecutive week. Milan demonstrators stopped outside the city's courthouse chanting "Truth! "Shame!" and "Liberty!" while in Rome they marched behind a banner reading "Resistance." Those demonstrations were noisy but peaceful...

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/europe-health-coronavirus-pandemic-256bbfd835e6388219390cacb536eaba





- Protestors hold up a banner which reads 'freedom' in French during a demonstration in Paris, France, Sat., July 31, 2021. Demonstrators gathered in several cities in France on Saturday to protest against the COVID-19 pass, which grants vaccinated individuals greater ease of access to venues.










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Reply French Police Clash With Anti-Virus Pass Protesters In Paris (Original post)
appalachiablue Jul 31 OP
bahboo Jul 31 #1
bucolic_frolic Jul 31 #2
BigmanPigman Jul 31 #3
appalachiablue Jul 31 #7
BigmanPigman Jul 31 #8
appalachiablue Jul 31 #9
BigmanPigman Aug 1 #11
PSPS Jul 31 #4
WHITT Jul 31 #5
appalachiablue Jul 31 #6
henbuck Aug 1 #10
DonCoquixote Aug 1 #12

Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 05:57 PM

1. how about you just get your fucking shots assholes....

liberty my ass.....

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:10 PM

2. when did every issue become polarizing to these idiots

Too much video from around the world. In the list of things to protest over, vaccinations to keep you alive are insanely trivial

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 07:01 PM

3. Apparently the US isn't the only country with maskholes.

In Japan there were protests that wanted to stop the Olympics due to a rapid spread in Japan recently. They wear masks all tje time and have for decades.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/japan/

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 10:30 PM

7. Global insanity that's extremely dangerous-

maybe FB is playing a large part, see #4.

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #7)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 10:42 PM

8. No "maybes" about it,

only definatelies. Fuckerberg is greedy, all powerful and egocentric. He is basically acting like a Repub.





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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #8)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 10:47 PM

9. He's real bad news, I've never been on FB

can't believe people swallow the conspiracy crap and all. I'll explore it, perhaps.

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #9)

Sun Aug 1, 2021, 01:47 AM

11. Me neither and I don't want to.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 08:33 PM

4. Whipped up by Facebook, no doubt.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 09:10 PM

5. Stick To Your Guns Macron


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Response to WHITT (Reply #5)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 10:28 PM

6. ++ You know it

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sun Aug 1, 2021, 12:11 AM

10. Dumb

The virus is very contagious and so is apparently ignorance and stupidity. Vaccination should be mandated everywhere. Nobody asked or cared when I got those shots in my arm in grade school.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sun Aug 1, 2021, 11:41 PM

12. you went from liberte egalite er Fraternite

to screw everyone else because I wanna go to a cafe.

There are 2 Greta horrors I have:

1) democracy will not survive the 20th century
2) point one might not be a bad thing.

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