Sunday, 20 June 2010
Chinese riot on streets of Paris
CHINESE riotes clashed with French police in Belleville, Paris, on Sunday, in a protest against the violence experienced by their community.
Cops fire teargas and demonstrators overturned cars, blocked roads and set fire to rubbish in the road.
le75020.fr explains that the protest staged by the Collectif des associations franco-chinoises attracted between 8,500 (police estimate) and 15,000 (organisers).
According to the People's Daily Online this was the biggest ever protest by overseas Chinese.