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France: Police fire tear gas to disperse pro-refugee protest in Paris02:15

France: Police fire tear gas to disperse pro-refugee protest in Paris

France, Paris
November 24, 2020 at 00:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police used tear gas and made several arrests as scuffles broke out in Paris, on Monday, as law enforcement forcibly removed tents of refugees and their supporters set up in the Place de la Republique.

Hundreds of Parisian residents showed up to support the cause. People installed tents on the square following the evacuation of the Saint-Denis camp by the French authorities last week.

On November 17, a police operation dislodged 2,500 refugees from the camp located in the north of Paris. Around 800 of them remain without a lodging solution, according to the pro-migrant activist group Utopia 56.

France: Police fire tear gas to disperse pro-refugee protest in Paris02:15
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Police used tear gas and made several arrests as scuffles broke out in Paris, on Monday, as law enforcement forcibly removed tents of refugees and their supporters set up in the Place de la Republique.

Hundreds of Parisian residents showed up to support the cause. People installed tents on the square following the evacuation of the Saint-Denis camp by the French authorities last week.

On November 17, a police operation dislodged 2,500 refugees from the camp located in the north of Paris. Around 800 of them remain without a lodging solution, according to the pro-migrant activist group Utopia 56.

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