CROWDS of extreme right-wing protesters have disturbed a solidarity march in France as news breaks that at least one of the terrorists responsible for the slaughters in Paris was a Syrian refugee.
Anti-Muslim demonstrations have broken out in France
A peaceful demonstration taking place in the centre of Lille, northern France, was interrupted by right-wingers appearing to belong to the Front National.
The unrest came as Front National leader Marine Le Pen declared French people “are no longer safe” and called for France to take back control of its borders.
Many people have taken to the streets across France today to show their solidarity with Paris despite the French government banning demonstrations from taking place for security reasons.
The protesters, armed with flares and with banners reading: “Throw out Islamists” pushed their way through the peaceful crowd and started chanting “Out the Muslims”.Protesters hurled Islamophobic chants as police surrounded the tense scenes.
Demonstrators, taking part in the act of solidarity organised by Human Rights League, lashed back at the group of right-wingers, shouting: “Get out Fascists”.
Thousands have taken to the streets to show solidarity with Paris
Banners of peaceful protesters read: “We are not afraid”, “Pray for Paris” and “Je suis Paris” in homage to the terrorist attacks on Charlie Hebdo in January.Mourning Parisians have laid flowers and candles at the six locations where the gruesome attacks took place.
Peaceful demonstrations were hijacked by crowds of right-wing extremists
.I call that bullshit..Londoners also gathered in Trafalgar Square today in solidarity with the French capital.Iconic landmarks across the world have lit up in the colours of the French flag as France comes to terms with the country’s worst ever terrorist attack.