Protesters Block 2024 Olympic Site in Paris Amid Pension-Reform Tensions

Protesters blocked the entrance to a construction site for the 2024 Olympic Games in a Paris suburb on Friday, April 28, local media reported.

Footage by Theo Chevallier shows a crowd of protesters gathered around a fire outside the Olympic aquatic center in Saint-Denis.

According to local media, people gathered at the Olympic construction sites on Friday in memory of workers who died at work.

French President Emmanuel Macron has attempted to quell dissatisfaction over recent pension reforms by calling for “100 days of ambition and action in the service of France.” Credit: Theo Chevallier via Storyful

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