tear gas used to stop protestors trying to “liberate” Loft Story’s participants.

tear gas used to stop protestors trying to “liberate” Loft Story’s participants.
Around 80 people protesting Loft Story, France’s version of Big Brother, were held back by police in riot gear after they threw eggs at the compound, dumped trash at its door, and charged the loft, attempting to “[liberate] the hostages of M6.”

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