Chaos in Paris- Anti Police Protests After Ban on Filming Police Proposed

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Yellow vest protest in 2019 (AP)

(TJV NEWS) Violent clashes and arson have erupted in Paris amid mass protests against police brutality and a draft law that would ban filming officers “in certain circumstances,” after a video emerged of cops beating a black music producer.

Thousands of people rallied against the controversial bill in more than 70 French cities on Saturday, with the organizers claiming over half a million participants and authorities estimating the number at around 150,000. The daytime rallies went off peacefully, but by early evening clashes erupted in multiple cities, including Rennes, Lille, Bordeaux and Lyon.

Below is dramatic footage of these protests, which included arson and attacks against the police