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Corsicans Protest Against Emmanuel Macron’s Visit

2016 Ajaccio - Napoleondenkmal

Thousands of Corsicans marched on Saturday, ahead of a visit by President Emmanuel Macron next week. They were demanding more autonomy for the French Mediterranean island. The local prefecture said between 5,600 and 6,000 people marched peacefully in its capital, Ajaccio, while organisers put the number of protesters at between 22,000 and 25,000. “It’s a historic…