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A teacher in eastern France will go on trial next month accused of seeking to incite racial hatred after holding a sign at a protest against new Covid-19 restrictions that police said was antisemitic, prosecutors have said.

AFP reports that Cassandre Fristot, 34, was seen at a protest on Saturday in the eastern city of Metz holding a sign denouncing president Emmanuel Macron’s enforcement of a controversial health pass in France restricting access to indoor venues, trains and elsewhere only to those who have been vaccinated.

Ce matin, les services de police ont interpellé la jeune femme brandissant cette pancarte. t.co/QRDaXAd2sy

Senior US and Mexican officials will meet today to discuss plans to reopen their shared border, and Washington has agreed to send Mexico up to 8.5m more coronavirus vaccine doses, the Mexican foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, has said.

Ebrard said US homeland security chief Alejandro Mayorkas and national security adviser Jake Sullivan will meet in Mexico City for talks with their Mexican counterparts as part of a drive to get cross-border activities back to normal, Reuters reports.

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