Police deploy water cannons as teachers’ protest in Morocco turns violent… tear gas used

Moroccan police used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers rallying in the capital city of Rabat on Sunday, as they protested for better work conditions.
Some protesters were filmed with leg injuries as clashes erupted between riot police and protesters.
An estimated 15,000 teachers gathered in front of parliament, reportedly chanting “liberty, dignity, social justice.” According to reports full benefits and pensions were among the protesters’ demands.

Around a thousand people took part in a Yellow Vests demonstration in Lyon on March 23rd, with reports of at least 3 injured and 5 detained.

Footage shows police using tear gas and clashing with protesters in the city’s Rue de la Republique.

 

 

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