French police protests grow in flash demonstrations around France


French President François Hollande said Friday he will meet with police officers' representatives on Monday after dozens of street protests by officers increased around the country this week, sparked buy a horrific firebomb attack earlier this month on a police patrol car, demanding more personnel and material means amid the increased pressure of anti-terrorism operations.

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For the fourth night in a row, French police broke their own rules. In cities across the country including Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Lyon - where their numbers swelled to over 800 - officers gathered in the streets to protest, reports CBC News (Canada).