May Day protests: Demonstrators in Berlin, Paris clash with police

Global News published this video item, entitled “May Day protests: Demonstrators in Berlin, Paris clash with police” – below is their description.

People took to the streets in Berlin and in Paris to demonstrate on May Day – May 1.

Police and demonstrators clashed in Berlin, as thousands of people joined traditional May Day protests across France on Saturday, gathering despite COVID-19 restrictions. People gathered to demand social and economic justice.

In France, protestors also aimed to voice their opposition to government plans to change unemployment benefits.

Berlin has for decades seen May Day clashes which in some years turned into violent street battles.

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