New demonstrations are taking place on Saturday August 14 in several cities in France, against the establishment of the health pass and the vaccination obligation, for the fifth consecutive week. franceinfo takes stock of the mobilization at 5:30 p.m.
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In Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme), the first demonstrators met at 2 p.m. in Place de Jaude, reports France Bleu Pays d’Auvergne. Faced with the heat, the demonstrators favored shaded corners. the procession set off in the direction of the prefecture.
In Chambery (Savoie), around 2,500 people gathered at 3 p.m. under the windows of the prefecture, reports France Bleu Pays de Savoie. The procession set off through the streets of the city and found itself facing a CRS roadblock at the entrance to the urban expressway (VRU)
In Grenoble (Isère), the demonstration started from the Place de Verdun, reports France Bleu Isère, passing in particular in front of the mutual hospital center.
In Valence (Drôme), a procession set off at midday, reports France Bleu Drôme Ardèche.
In Saint-Etienne (Loire), a thousand demonstrators gathered, reports France Bleu Saint-Etienne Loire. They were as much in Roanne.
In Dijon (Côte-d’Or), nearly 1,600 people gathered to demonstrate, reports France Bleu Bourgogne. Several people tried to challenge the mayor through the gates of the Town Hall. The procession was stopped near the station by police tear gas. The area was closed to demonstrators by the prefecture.
In Besançon (Doubs), several thousand people parade at 3 p.m. against the health pass, reports France Bleu Besançon. The procession stopped at Place du 8-Septembre.
In Auxerre (Yonne), between 800 and 900 people marched, reports France Bleu Auxerre.
In Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine), a procession set off from Place de la République towards the Parliament of Brittany, reports France Bleu Armorique.
In Orléans, nearly 1,300 people marched, according to France Bleu Orléans. The procession set off at 2:30 p.m. from Place de la République before reaching Place de la Loire, via Place d’Arc. The demonstrators were still very numerous at 4:30 p.m., according to France Bleu.
In Châteauroux (Indre), 700 people gathered, reports France Bleu Berry.
In Metz (Moselle), at least 3,000 people marched through the city center, according to France Bleu Lorraine Nord
In Reims (Marne), the demonstration was held at Place Royale, according to France Bleu Champagne-Ardenne
In Lille (Nord), 2,600 people marched at 3 p.m. against the health pass, reports France Bleu Nord.
In Caen (Calvados), the demonstrators gathered at 2 p.m. in front of the theater, reports France Bleu Normandie. The procession started at 2:30 p.m. Boulevard du Maréchal Leclerc towards the prefecture. The circulation of certain trams was temporarily interrupted while a few demonstrators were on the tracks. The procession dispersed around 5:30 p.m. in front of the theater.
In Saint-Lô (Manche), the demonstration was held on the Green Beach, reports France Bleu Cotentin.
In Bordeaux (Gironde), 4,200 people marched, according to France Bleu Gironde. The demonstrators set off shortly before 3 p.m. from Place de la Bourse.
To Poitiers (Vienne), 1,300 demonstrators marched at 3 p.m. in the city center, reports France Bleu Poitou. The procession set off in the direction of the prefecture and dispersed around 5 p.m.
In Limoges (Haute-Vienne), several hundred people have gathered since 2 p.m. in the city center, reports France Bleu Limousin.
In Périgueux (Dordogne), several hundred demonstrators gathered at midday, reports France Bleu Périgord.
In Mont-de-Marsan (Landes), 600 people demonstrated this Saturday morning, reports France Bleu Gascogne. They were about 270 in Dax.
In Pau (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), more than 2,000 demonstrators gathered in the Place de Verdun, reports France Bleu Béarn Bigorre.
In Bayonne (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), around 4,000 people gathered in front of the town hall, reports France Bleu Pays Basque. The procession rushed towards the city center.
In Montpellier (Hérault), the first demonstrators met at 2 p.m., on the Place de la Comédie, reports France Bleu Hérault. The procession joined the Place de l’Europe and went down the Boulevard Pasteur to arrive at the Corum.
In Toulouse (Haute-Garonne), the procession set off at 2 p.m., reports France Bleu Occitanie. It brought together several thousand demonstrators.
In Perpignan (Pyrénées-Orientales), the first demonstrators gathered at 2 p.m., reports France Bleu Roussillon. The procession set off in the city center, stopping at Place de la République. Demonstrators took over the station before heading to Catalonia Square. The demonstration ended around 5 p.m.
Pays de la Loire
In Nantes (Loire-Atlantique), a procession of around 2,000 people set off at 2 p.m. in the city center, reports France Bleu Loire Océan. The demonstrators stopped in front of the Nantes University Hospital.
In Laval (Mayenne), more than 800 opponents of the health pass gathered in front of the prefecture at 2 p.m., reports France Bleu Mayenne, before occupying rue du Général-de-Gaulle in a sit-in then going to place du 11 -November.
In Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône), 6,000 people marched according to a count from the Bouches-du-Rhône prefecture.
In Nice (Alpes-Maritimes), the demonstrators gathered at 2 p.m. on Place Garibaldi, reports France Bleu Azur. Some firefighters were present among the demonstrators. The demonstrators were 6,000, according to the prefecture.
In Toulon (Var), a procession set off at 2.30 p.m. from Place de la Liberté towards the town hall. The police counted 22,000 people.
In Avignon (Vaucluse), 3,200 demonstrators were counted by the police, while the organizers counted 5,000 people, reports France Bleu Vaucluse.
The demonstrators were 2,500 in Aix-en-Provence (Bouches-du-Rhône), 700 in Fréjus (Var) and several hundred in small towns in Var and Bouches-du-Rhône.