Saturday 1 February 2020

French police clash with striking firefighters in Paris

An interesting video is here from Global News. French firefighters can be seen clashing with the police as they demonstrated in the streets of Paris against working conditions and the government’s pensions reform bill.

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This is shocking, some firefighters wearing special protective vests actually set fire to themselves as a protest.

Thousands of French firefighters on Tuesday took to the streets of Paris in a pyrotechnic protest to demand better working conditions. They ignited flares and even set their fireproof jackets on fire.

Keep in mind that in France, firefighters also respond to general emergency calls. Unions try to battle controversial government pension reforms.

There were certain clashes with security forces. Some firefighters threw different objects and police responded with tear gas.


  1. Une vidéo intéressante est ici de Global News. Les pompiers français peuvent être vus en conflit avec la police alors qu’ils manifestaient dans les rues de Paris contre les conditions de travail et le projet de loi sur la réforme des retraites du gouvernement.

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    C'est choquant, certains pompiers portant des gilets de protection spéciaux se sont incendiés pour protester.

    Des milliers de pompiers français sont descendus mardi dans les rues de Paris lors d'une manifestation pyrotechnique pour exiger de meilleures conditions de travail. Ils ont allumé des fusées éclairantes et ont même mis le feu à leurs vestes ignifuges.

    N'oubliez pas qu'en France, les pompiers répondent également aux appels d'urgence généraux. Les syndicats tentent de lutter contre les réformes controversées des retraites gouvernementales.

    Il y a eu certains affrontements avec les forces de sécurité. Certains pompiers ont lancé différents objets et la police a riposté avec des gaz lacrymogènes.

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