Tens of Thousands Attend Melenchon Rally in Paris

A reported crowd of tens of thousands of people gathered for a rally in support of French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon in the center of Paris on March 18.

Franceinfo reported 120,000 attended the rally in Place de la Bastille; France 24 reported “tens of thousands.”

Melenchon, the candidate of the leftist La France Insoumise movement, is one of the 11 candidates that will run for the presidential elections on April 23. His rally came a day before an event being held by Socialist Party candidate Benoit Hamon. Credit: Twitter/Daneel1976 via Storyful