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Hundreds defy Paris protest ban a week after riots

People attend a march in memory of Adama Traore, a 24-year-old Black Frenchman who died in a 2016 police operation, organised by his relatives, in a new context of mobilisations against police violence and inequality, following the death of Nahel, a 17-year-old teenager killed by a French police officer in Nanterre during a traffic stop, in Paris, France, on 8th July, 2023.

Paris, France Reuters Hundreds of protesters defied a ban on Saturday to march in central Paris against police violence, a week after riots sparked by the killing of a teenager in a Parisian suburb. Police dispersed the crowd from Paris’s huge Place de la Republique, sending several hundred people towards the wide Boulevard Magenta, where […]