Protests in Paris – level 1

18-04-2017 07:00

French police shoot dead a Chinese man. It happens in Paris. Police say that the man attacks them with scissors. They say that it is self-defence.

The man has a family. His family has a lawyer. He says that the police are not telling the truth. China contacts the French embassy.

The next day after the killing, people in Paris protest. Three policemen are injured. Thirty people are arrested.

Difficult words: self-defence (doing something bad to somebody to protect yourself), truth (how things really happen), embassy (a place in a country which represents another country).

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