French police evict eco-activists
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French police evict eco-activists from Nantes site

French police have been using tear gas and heavy machinery to evict environmental activists from a site they were illegally occupying near the western city of Nantes.

The activists were protesting against a controversial airport project, which has now been scrapped.

They set fire to barricades in an attempt to stop the eviction.

  • 09 Apr 2018