In Pics | Tens of thousands march against French COVID-19 ‘health pass’

Thousands of people protested in Paris and other French cities against a mandatory coronavirus health pass for entry to a wide array of public venues. Scroll down for images.

Demonstrations

People take part in a demonstration part of a national day of protest against French legislation making a COVID-19 health pass compulsory to visit a cafe, board a plane or travel on an inter-city train, in Paris on July 31, 2021

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Clashes

Policemen clash with protesters during a demonstration.

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Smoking teargas shells

A demonstrator kicks away a smoking teargas shell during a national day of protest.

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CRS riot police

CRS riot police walk with shields during a national day of protest.

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Violence takes over

A protestor throws a wooden bench during a demonstration.

(Photograph:AFP)

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