PARIS – French riot police have tear gas used against the thousands of Yellow Shirts since this morning in the centre of Paris have collected.
There are, according to France24 been at least three hundred protesters in the city were arrested. Campaigners requirements in the slogans for the resignation of president Emmanuel Macron. They are more upset about the announced price increase of fuel in the country.
There are certainly 1500 Yellow Vests around the Champs-Élysées on the leg. Also in the rest of the city, collect Yellow Vests, as on the western périphérique (ring road) with access point, Porte Maillot.
The riot police is massively on the leg. Eight thousand ordetroepen are deployed and in the morning all the tear gas used against the activists.
France is bracing itself for new riots
Early this morning, thirty Yellow Vests were arrested. They are almost all people from outside the capital or in Paris are held. They were in possession of masks, catapults, or hammers. The police think that the rioters and not peaceful demonstrators. Therefore, they are arrested on suspicion of “public assembly for the preparation of violence against people or of destruction.”
Tourist attractions such as the eiffel tower and the Louvre museum remain all day close. Many store owners around the Champs Elysees to keep their case closed, and for extra protection of the façades to provide (lozenge)to prevent damage.
French arrest 30 Yellow Vests with masks and hammers
Nationwide, there are in France about 89.000 men on the leg to any riots in the head button. The cardigans jaunes’ (Yellow Shirts) have argued for weeks against the policies of the French government that their purchasing power would undermine it.
The police want to avoid that this fourth national protestdag of the ’cardigans jaunes’ resulted in acts of violence and vandalism such as last Saturday when there were ninety injured. There are even armoured cars of the gendarmerie to the centre of Paris sent.
Also in Belgium, the ’yellow shirts’ on the leg. According to news agency Belga in Brussels three arrested and there is a blockade of the Belgian-French border on the motorway towards the French Dunkirk.
Reporter Daniel van Dam is in Paris to see the protests live to follow.
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