French police officer faces judge over 'yellow vest' violence


Court hearing comes days after first anniversary of anti-government rallies, which were marked by clashes with police in Paris last Saturday.

Reading articles is for subscribers only. Subscribe now.

A French police officer was to appear in court Thursday (Nov 21) on charges he hurled a paving stone at protesters during a "yellow vest" rally, the first member of the security forces to face trial after a wave of claims of police violence during the weekly protests, reports Channel News Asia.