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Protesters and police clash at virus pass demo

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESSParis - 31 July 20211. Various of clashes between protesters and riot police, burning flares, clouds of tear gasANNOTATION: Clashes erupted in Paris between riot police and protesters at a march against coronavirus passes that will be needed to enter restaurants and other venues.2. Various of police firing water cannon, protestersANNOTATION: Some 3,000 security forces were deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against the pass. Burning flares and tear gas smoke could be seen at the rally, and security forces fired water cannon to disperse protesters. 3. Riot police falling on ground, colleagues helping them get upANNOTATION: There were several injuries. French authorities are implementing the health pass because the highly contagious delta variant is making strong inroads.4. Various of police in cloud of tear gas smoke retreatingANNOTATION: Polls show a majority of French people support the pass, but some are adamantly opposed. The pass requires vaccinations, a quick negative test or proof of a recent recovery from COVID-19. 5. Riot police tending to wounded colleagueANNOTATION: It also mandates vaccinations for all health care workers by mid-September. STORY:Clashes erupted in Paris between riot police and protesters at a march against coronavirus passes that will be needed to enter restaurants and other venues.Some 3,000 security forces were deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against the pass.Burning flares and tear gas smoke could be seen at the rally, and security forces fired water cannon to disperse protesters. There were several injuries.French authorities are implementing the health pass because the highly contagious delta variant is making strong inroads.Polls show a majority of French people support the pass, but some are adamantly opposed.The pass requires vaccinations, a quick negative test or proof of a recent recovery from COVID-19 and mandates vaccinations for all health care workers by mid-September. More than 24,000 new daily cases were confirmed Friday night - compared to just a few thousand cases a day at the start of the month.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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