Protesters and police clash in Paris

Posted on May 26, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, France reports that tens of thousands of people protested against France’s new gay-marriage law in central Paris on Sunday, and police clashed with right-wing demonstrators. The law came into force over a week ago, but organizers decided to go ahead with the long-planned demonstration to show their continued opposition as well as their frustration with President François Hollande, who had made legalizing gay marriage one of his keynote campaign pledges in last year’s election. Read article

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