French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Mass protests in France as tougher restrictions loom

  • The Interior Ministry said about 204,000 people joined about 180 protests across the country on Saturday
  • There were reports of isolated clashes on Saturday and TV broadcasts showed police employing water cannon

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
French anti-riot forces stand guard in front of the Moulin Rouge during a protest against the coronavirus health pass in Paris, France on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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