France : Thousands protest against new vaccine pass
French authorities say more than 105,000 people have taken part in protests across the country against the introduction of a new coronavirus pass. A new draft law would in effect ban unvaccinated people from public life.
On Thursday, France’s lower house of parliament passed the controversial bill in a first reading. The government has said it expects the new requirements to be implemented by January 15, although lawmakers in the Senate could now delay the
Protesters also rallied in cities across France on Saturday, denouncing President Emmanuel Macron’s intent to “piss off” people refusing Covid19 shots by tightening curbs on their civil liberties.process.
France recorded 303,669 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday amid mounting pressure on hospitals.