Gil Taieb, vice President of Crif, represented the institution at the rally organized by the Asian community.
Published on Xinhua September 6, 2016
Thousands of Chinese living in France marched Sunday in Paris to protest against insecurity and crimes targeting Chinese after a Chinese textile designer died after being attacked last month in Paris suburbs.
Police data showed about 15,000 people attended the rally on Sunday, the largest gathering of Chinese community since 2012.
Wearing white T-shirts, protesters waved French flags and chanted "Security for all"," Freedom, equality, fraternity and security." The wave of protests came after 49-year-old Zhang Chaolin died last month after five days in a coma. He had been mugged in the northern Paris suburb of Aubervilliers by three men who stole his bag.
"The Chinese community does not talk much. It is very discreet and here people have finally decided to say something ... The message at this protest is that all communities feel concerned," Veronique Yang, a Sino-French journalist told Xinhua, adding: "we are citizens with full French citizenship"... Read more