French President’s Bodyguard Faces Charges Of Assaulting Protesters

Emmanuel Macron (right) is flanked by his bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla (left) in Amiens, France. Benalla was filmed in May beating protesters during labor demonstrations.

Video of Emmanuel Macron’s top security aide beating demonstrators has sparked controversy. The incident occurred during May Day protests over reforms to France’s labor laws.

(Image credit: Thibault Camus/AP)