A new wave of pension protest breaks out in France as police brace for violence


Railway workers demonstrate on the tracks at the Gare de Lyon train station on Tuesday in Paris. A new round of strikes and demonstrations is planned against the unpopular pension reforms that, most notably, push the legal retirement age from 62 to 64.

Fears that violence could mar the demonstrations against President Macron’s unpopular pension reforms has led to deployment of 13,000 officers, nearly half of them concentrated in the French capital.

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