'We need something else': France's health pass sparks controversy • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 22 Jul 2021
French cinemas, museums and sports venues began asking visitors Wednesday to furnish proof of #Covid-19 vaccination or a negative test as the country, which is in the throes of a fourth wave of infections, rolled out a controversial #vaccine passport system.
Tens of thousands of vaccine sceptics took to the streets in protest over the new vaccine rules last week, accusing President Emmanuel #Macron of running a vaccine "dictatorship". The restrictions have even faced criticism from some lawmakers in Macron's Republic on the Move party, who see it as a threat to civil #liberties.
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