French security forces brace for anti-health pass protests French security forces are bracing for protests against the country's upcoming special virus passes that will be needed to enter restaurants Demonstrators turn out in France to protest against COVID-19 health passThousands of demonstrators turned out throughout France to protest against COVID-19 health passes the government has implemented. Your Monday BriefingFrench protests over Covid passes. Demonstrations against France’s vaccine pass surge for a third weekend, even as cases rise.The government’s health pass law was passed by Parliament and is expected to get a final greenlight from a top constitutional council next week. French protests grow against extended health pass scheme200,000 take to the streets to oppose proof-of-vaccination for hospitals, trains, and cultural and leisure centres French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in ParisFrench lawmakers passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of Aug. 9. Polls show a majority supports the pass but some are adamantly opposed. French police brace for clashes during anti-vaccine pass protestsFrance will require the vaccine pass from August 9 in most places. Critics say that the measures are 'absurd' and an attack on liberty. French police clash with anti-COVID pass protesters in ParisSome 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against a health pass.