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Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French ‘yellow vests’...

06 June, 2019 10:00 am 10:00 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Minor clashes broke out during the 30th consecutive weekend of “yellow vests” anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks. French television showed a handful of protesters throwing objects at police vans in Drancy, a suburban town near northern Paris, while police also used tear gas … Read More

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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

04 April, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw rocks at police and some set fire to scooters and trash … Read More

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‘Yellow vest’ numbers down in 20th week of French protests

03 March, 2019 9:33 am 9:33 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators marched in cities around France for a 20th weekend of “yellow vest” protests, but numbers were lower and clashes with police sporadic. Outbreaks of vandalism and confrontations with police led to more than 100 arrests on the margins of otherwise peaceful demonstrations in Paris, Avignon, Toulouse and Bordeaux – … Read More