French Cops Claim They’re Too Tired to Keep Policing Massive Protests

Openhearted Rebel

By Michaela Whitton, Anti Media

(ANTIMEDIA) Months of mass demonstrations and violence linked to the Euro 2016 football tournament have left French police begging for mercy.

A heated combination of protests against controversial changes to France’s employment laws and outbreaks of violence by Russian and British football fans has taken its toll, leading a union leader to beg for a reprieve for French law enforcement.

Protests opposing Francois Hollande’s proposals to relax France’s labour code began in March and have been called the largest and longest-lasting since the French Revolution.

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