They said it was over. The number of participants rapidly decreasing. The media was celebrating the resurrgence of Macron. Now the BBC is even referring to it as an “anti-elite” movement.
The placard reads “Crhistchurch Paris Love You”. Photo: Alain Jocard / AFP But it quickly turned violent, with police deploying tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowd.
Here a protestor wears a mask of French President Emmanuel Macron daubed with the word ‘Psycho.
Photo: Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP A scooter and stones are thrown by protesters during clashes with French riot forces.
Photo: Geoffroy Van der Hasselt/AFP