Frustrated by a ban on demonstrations during international climate talks, hundreds of protesters clashed with police Sunday in Paris’ Place de la Republique.
A major march through central Paris was called off because of the state of emergency declared after the deadly shooting and bombing attacks two weeks ago.
Instead, thousands of people formed a human chain along the intended route and lined up shoes in the square to represent those who could not march.
Most dispersed peacefully around midday. But others appeared intent on defying the restrictions, trying to force their way through police lines, according to officials. Some threw shoes and bottles at police...