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‘Austerity kills’: Thousands rally against French President Hollande in Paris

Thousands of people took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to protest against austerity and condemn French President Francois Hollande for betraying his voters.

The demonstration gathered around 5,000 people, RT’s Ilya Petrenko reported from the French capital.

A variety of left-wing political forces occupied an entire street in downtown Paris for the rally.

The majority of those who came voted for socialist Francois Hollande two years ago and now say they were betrayed by the president they put in power.

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