Two worlds collide as climate activists who removed Macron's portrait go on trial


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“No photo, delete that photo for me, it's not allowed here, just as it's not allowed to eat in here.” The president of the criminal court had not even entered the courtroom but already the prosecutor was laying down the law. A lawyer went and told the defendants' many supporters who had turned up: “The prosecutors is strict so no food or mobiles during the entire hearing.” At the back, standing against a wall, another prosecutor, not dressed in her usual courtroom attire, turned to the person next to her: “We really are unpopular.”