[QODLink]
Europe

Pro-gay marriage rallies in France

Paris demonstration is in response to a march two weeks ago by opponents of the new law.
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2013 21:04

From all walks of life and all parts of France protesters marched in Paris to demand the introduction of gay marriage.

The demonstration is in response to a huge march two weeks ago by opponents of the new law.

There's a sense from the protesters that they want to remind the government of Francois Hollande of its commitment to deliver gay marriage.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Paris.

72

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Featured
Anti-government secrecy organisation struggling for relevance without Julian Assange at the helm.
After decades of overfishing, Japan is taking aim at increasing the number of bluefin tuna in the ocean.
Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.