Three Air France shirt ripping protesters found guilty



Three former Air France employees have been found guilty of ripping the shirts from the backs of two executives fleeing a meeting about job cuts.
A French court gave the men suspended sentences of three to four months for organised violence, while two others were found not guilty.
Another 11 were handed €500 (£425; $530) fines for property damage.
The October 2015 protest made headlines across the world after the executives were filmed climbing a fence to escape.
A hundred people protesting against restructuring plans broke down a fence and invaded a boardroom at Air France headquarters in... read more

 
30 November 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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