Saturday, November 2, 2013

Video: Protest turns violent as thousands call for death of eco-tax in France (VIDEO)

Hundreds of protesters took on police blockades in the French city of Quimper on Saturday, after thousands gathered to call for a complete end to the country's eco-tax.

Tear gas and water hoses were used by police, while protesters threw rocks, bottles, and small self-made bombs.

The eco-tax was due to be implemented from 2014 on transport vehicles delivering goods around the country, but has since been indefinitely suspended.

Bretons say the eco-tax should never again be allowed to enter French litigation.

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