Old videos of police violence circulate amid Paris ‘Freedom Convoy’ clashes
27 February 2022 | 8:42 am
Clashes took place on the Champs-Elysées in Paris last Saturday as a "Freedom Convoy" entered the French capital. In that context, old videos dating from 2019 were shared on social media – we sift through some of those that went viral.
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