Keyword: riot police

French 'yellow vest' boxer jailed for beating riot police

Former professional boxer Christophe Dettinger, 37, who was filmed on January 5th throwing punches and kicking riot police officers during a 'yellow vest' protest in Paris against falling standards of living, has been sentenced to 30 months in jail, with 18 months suspended, in a court ruling that angered police unions.

Clashes outside Eiffel Tower fan zone during Euro final

French police fired tear gas during clashes with group of supporters denied entry to fan zone showing final between France and Portugal.

Students clash with police at protests against French labour reform

Students hurled bottles at riot police in Paris and Nantes in anger at planned employment law that has now been approved by ministers.

Riot police use tear gas to clear makeshift migrant camp in Paris

More than 80 migrants had set up camp outside a library in Paris’ 18th arrondissement, some of whom came from a nearby camp dismantled Friday.