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- Tens of thousands of French people recently protested the country’s plans to limit access to restaurants and public events for unvaccinated people, but this photo shows a World Cup celebration in 2018.
More than 100,000 people in France recently protested the country’s COVID-19 vaccination strategy, and some people are cheering them on online.
"France," reads one Facebook post showing a photo of Champs-Elysee crowded with people as someone stands on the Arc de Triomphe above holding a French flag. "People are [email protected] up and uniting [email protected] ¥@xxin€ tyranny and n€w w0rld 0rd€r!"
Facebook post, July 19, 2021
Getty Images photo of World Cup celebration, July 15, 2018
France 24, Aux barricades! France’s long history of revolt, July 12, 2018
The New York Times, In France, angry protests, rising infections and record vaccinations, July 19, 2021
Politico, France forced to soften rules after coronavirus green pass backlash, July 20, 2021
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