Demonstrators also stood in solidarity with activists on hunger strike who are protesting the plight of migrants and refugees and the systemic harassment they face on a daily basis.
Prime Minister Morrison says he understood the French government's "disappointment" but said he had raised issues with the deal "some months ago", as had other Australian government ministers.
The organisations, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, contend that French police use racial profiling in ID checks, targeting Blacks and those of Arab descent.
The French case is part of a mounting push by climate campaigners across the world to hold states responsible for ecological damage blamed on climate change.
The French government's policy of 'deradicalisation' is sowing the seeds of hatred in wider French society, as the country's Muslims have become usual suspects.
Protesters in capital Paris demonstrate against racial injustice and deaths of Black mean killed in encounters with French police or under suspicious circumstances.
French government has backed away from banning chokehold technique during arrest amid the growing protests over police brutality and racial injustice unleashed by George Floyd’s death in the US.
Anti-racism protests continue in the US as statues, monuments and buildings of US historical leaders who carried out policies viewed as racist are being removed, following last month's police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
The overall cuts would affect just under 10 percent of Renault's 180,000 global workforce. The firm has around 48,500 staff in France.
Hospitals in the northern suburbs of Paris retested samples from 24 pneumonia patients treated in December and January, one of which came back positive for Covid-19.
It is the largest seizure since the French government banned the resale of protective masks to prioritise their distribution to health workers in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Eateries in major cities like London are turning to takeaway and delivery options to make ends meet, but are still suffering from decimated sales and worries about health risks.
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