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Coronavirus 14-05-2020

Anti-lockdown protests in Germany infiltrated by far-right extremists

Many people are looking for explanations since lockdown measures were introduced to contain the coronavirus outbreak. In Germany, right-wing extremists are trying to take advantage of this. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Politics 12-02-2019

Commission turns blind eye to violence against demonstrators in France

On Monday (11 February), many MEPs at the European Parliament criticised the amount and severity of injuries suffered during the demonstrations by the French ‘yellow vest’ movement. The fisheries commissioner, who was dispatched on to represent the Commission, did not answer any questions. EURACTIV France reports.
Climate change 11-12-2015

COP21 protest banners censored by UN

EXCLUSIVE/ Civil society organisations must submit their banners for United Nations approval before being given permission to protest at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21).

Naomi Klein criticises protest restrictions at Paris climate talks

French authorities are enforcing “unprecedented restrictions on civil society” at the UN climate change talks in Paris, the author and activist Naomi Klein has said.
Euro & Finance 01-10-2012

French protest austerity measures, EU fiscal pact

Thousands of demonstrators marched through Paris yesterday (30 September) against a European fiscal pact, the first major display of public anger to face President François Hollande since his May election.