Anti-France protests spread in Muslim countries
thamnguyen99 31-10-2020, 17:18


Anti-France protests spread in Muslim countries


Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the Bangladesh capital, calling for a boycott of French products as anger over President Emmanuel Macron (Photo: AFP/VNA)


Pakistani police on Friday briefly fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who were attempting to demonstrate at the French Embassy. In Lebanon, security forces fired tear gas to drive back some 300 protesters who marched from a mosque in the capital Beirut to the official residence of the French ambassador. Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the Bangladesh capital, calling for a boycott of French products as anger over President Emmanuel Macron. Some 100 people gathered at India’s financial hub Mumbai to protest against the French president. Thousands of Palestinians on Friday gathered at the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in Jerusalem to protest French President Emmanuel Macron’s anti-Islam remarks.

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