The largest unions of police officers called for a demonstration in Paris on Wednesday, October 2. The protest is caused by difficult working conditions and growing cases of suicides among police officers.
— Remy Buisine (@RemyBuisine) October 2, 2019
Police unions hope to bring together tens of thousands of people. Such a large demonstration of police officers has not happened in the past 20 years, France-Presse agency notes.
Huge turn out in #Paris for the #French police #marchedelacolere #marchofanger unions furious over issues such as working conditions, unpaid overtime and threats from movements such as #GiletJaunes pic.twitter.com/neihWQGQNj
— Charlotte Dubenskij (@CDubenskij_RT) October 2, 2019
The organizers call the reasons for such an action the difficult working conditions of police officers who are forced to work overtime due to the terrorist threat and the movement of “yellow vests”.