Alsace to Paris: Can you hear us?

This is an article I wrote for the Daily Wales.

Credit: Nicolas Ory-Genin.
Photo Credit: Nicolas Ory-Genin.

“We are fed up that people who do not know us, decide for us”.

Maybe this is the banner that best summarised why an estimated 6,500 to 15,000 protesters (depending on the sources) took to the streets in Strasbourg, the capital of the French region Alsace, two weeks ago. The protesters followed the call of regional activists and politicians to demonstrate against the proposed plan of the French government to administratively merge their region with two other regions.

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