Violent Clashes In France After Protester Killed ‘By Police Grenade’ – 2 November 2014

Riot police have clashed with protesters as crowds rallied agRT logoainst police brutality in several French cities after the death of an ecology protester, apparently caused by a police stun grenade.

Following the death of 21-year-old ecology protester Rémi Fraisse, rallies took place in Nantes, Toulouse, Lille, Bordeaux and Avignon on Saturday.

The Nantes and Toulouse demos turned violent, with masked and hooded protesters throwing projectiles and tearing down street signs. Security forces retaliated by firing tear gas and rubber bullets at the crowds.

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