French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian rallies

Big pro-Palestinian rallies unfold in Paris, posing a diplomatic conundrum for the Socialist Party, whose MPs took part – against the advice of party leaders.


Le Parisien reports on the pro-Palestinian protests, noting they were peaceful – with outbreaks not of violence, but of animated debate.

Liberation and Le Figaro note the quandary facing MPs wishing to show solidarity for victims of war without being caught out under inflammatory banners.

The solution? A statement, saying they deplore any anti-Semitic behaviour.

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