World

Tens of thousands of French people come to protest against President Hollande

10 april 2015 | 12:35

Trade unions accuse President Francois Hollande of his austerity policy, arguing it is harming the country. 

Протест. Франция
Police says 32,000 people protested in Paris
Tens of thousands of French people responded to trade unions' appeal to protest on Thursday, April 9, against austerity policies pursued by President Francois Hollande.

Nearly 300,000 people took part in the protest across France. About 120,000 people came to the streets in French capital. Nevertheless, according to police, the protest was attended by nearly 32,000 demonstrators.

Read more: SBU accuses former PM Azarov of financing Easter protests

The Eiffel Tower, the main attraction in Paris, stopped working during the protest.          

Trade unions accuse President Francois Hollande of austerity policies, which they believe are harmful for the country and destroy the system of civil service.

Source: Deutsche Welle

No comments