Paris France: Dozens hurt in street violence, massive protests

Posted on June 15, 2016 • Filed under: France, Tourist Warning

PARIS, June 15 (Reuters- reported) – French leaders told the hardline CGT labour union on Wednesday it would be denied permission for further street rallies unless it rooted out troublemakers, a day after violent battles between masked youths and police during protest marches in Paris.

Prime Minister Manual Valls accused the CGT of doing little to rein in hundreds of rioters who ransacked shopfronts, tore up street paving and smashed the windows of a children’s hospital during running battles on Tuesday. The police responded with teargas and water cannon and dozens were hurt on both sides. Read Article

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