Tens of thousands of “Yellow Shirts’ protest in France, 168 arrests

Approximately 66,000 registered ‘Yellow Shirts’ are Saturday the street gone up in France, reports the ministry of Internal Affairs. The security forces have in civil disturbances in the country in 168 arrests.

Most of the arrests took place in Paris. In the French capital Saturday, about eight thousand agents are involved. In the whole of France, 69.000 agents are deployed, the opposite 89.000 a week ago.

The protests keep for more than five weeks with many riots will result, with cars on fire were stabbed and hundreds of people were injured. Also Saturday was the riot police deployed against the ‘Yellow Shirts’. As used agents used tear gas and water cannons in Paris and Bordeaux.

The French protest movement initially focused on the rising fuel prices in the country, but the ‘Yellow Shirts’ demonstration now also against the policies of president Emmanuel Macron.


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