Protesters and Police Clash in Rennes

Clashes were reported between protesters and police in Rennes, France, on Thursday, March 23, the ninth day of strikes against unpopular pension reforms.

Footage by Camille Bluteau shows the crowd in the northern city.

According to Bluteau, tear gas was fired at the crowd, which she said was moving peacefully.

Local news reported later that clashes broke out between some protesters and police.

Demonstrations have ramped up nationwide since President Emmanuel Macron used a constitutional provision to force through pension reforms without a parliamentary vote. Credit: Camille Bluteau via Storyful

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