Time.news – Different tens of thousands of people they demonstrated on Saturday 17 July in all of France To protest against vaccinations, denounce the “dictatorship” or criticize the health passport, with the president Macron and the measures anti-Covid which he recently announced as the target of the protest.
In total, the Interior Ministry counted 136 rallies that they involved 114,000 people: 18,000 in Paris divided into various processions and 96,000 in the rest of the country. “Freedom”, “Macron dictator” … From the north to the south of the country, the slogans were similar.
A Paris, the main demonstration of about 10,000 people started from Palais-Royal before crossing the Seine with the slogans “Freedom”, “No to the health dictatorship” or “Macron resigns”. In the capital, two other rallies for a total of almost i 20 thousand protesters.
President Emmanuel Macron announced a series of measures to strongly encourage the French to get vaccinated, including the generalization of the health card and a vaccination requirement for carers, to try to curb the spread of the Delta variant. These measures are approved by a large majority of the French, according to a recent poll.
The head of state wants “put restrictions on the unvaccinated rather than all“, since the health pass allows people to check if they have been vaccinate o meno at the entrance of various public places such as cafes, restaurants and shopping centers.
These new measures will be presented to the Council of Ministers on July 19, before a parliamentary race against time in the face of the spread of Delta variant. The goal is to have the text definitively adopted by 25 July.