France BURNS as ‘yellow vests’ protesters calling for Macron to resign clash with police

TEAR gas has been fired and dozens of people have been arrested after police clashed with protesters across France during the ninth consecutive weekend of “yellow vests” rallies against president Emmanuel Macron.

Thousands of anti-government protesters wearing yellow jackets took to the streets in cities across France on Saturday in a mass show of dissent against Macron’s economic policies.

Protesters in Paris, Bourges and Nantes burned barricades and vehicles as authorities scrambled to keep a handle on nationwide violence, vandalism and rioting.

A heavy police presence, including 5,000 riot police using tall barricades and armoured vehicles to lock down central Paris, did...
source: Daily Star

2019-01-12 23:56
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