Yellow vest protesters mark anniversary with violence in Paris

World Nov 17, 2019

Yellow vest protesters mark anniversary with violence in Paris

Demonstrators torched cars and pelted police with stones and bottles and police fired tear gas and water cannons in Paris on Saturday as rallies to mark the first anniversary of the anti-government yellow vest demonstrations erupted into violence. A total of 28,000 people demonstrated across ...

French 'yellow vest' protests, in 10th week, relatively peaceful

World / Politics Jan 20, 2019

French 'yellow vest' protests, in 10th week, relatively peaceful

Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vest" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. The demonstrations passed off relatively peacefully in Paris where 7,000 turned up, although Reuters Television ...

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

World Jan 14, 2019

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

French media and reporters' organizations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend. Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de ...