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Viewfinder: Prison Guards Protest in France to Demand More Security

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A pile of tires burns as prison officers demonstrate in front of Villefranche-sur-Saône prison in Lyon, France, on January 15th, 2018. The first operations of total blockage of prisons began at dawn at the call of unions and supervisors are demanding more security after three prison guards were injured in a blade attack by a German al-Qaeda militant in Vendin-le-Vieil prison.

A pile of tires burns as prison officers demonstrate in front of Villefranche-sur-Saône prison in Lyon, France, on January 15th, 2018. The first operations of "total blockage" of prisons began at dawn at the call of unions and supervisors demanding more security after three prison guards were injured in a blade attack by a German al-Qaeda militant in Vendin-le-Vieil prison.

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