PARIS (AP) – Hundreds of protesters from France’s yellow vest movement marched Saturday for a 17th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to maintain pressure on the government to reverse policies they see as favouring the rich.
PARIS (AP) – French yellow vests are protesting for a 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the government’s economic policies they see as favouring the rich.
French Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut has claimed that the populist movement in Europe has largely been a reaction to demographic changes, blaming German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
PARIS (AP) – Thousands of yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations, trying to re-energise supporters while tamping down on the violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks.
Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement member Christophe Chalençon announced that the anti-establishment movement has “paramilitaries” ready to overthrow the French government. Mr Chalençon made the claim following an interview with Italian media this week after being asked about his meeting with Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio earlier this month BFMTV reports. Despite the interview being over, the cameras kept recording and published the remarks of Chalençon who said, “I know I’m risking a lot, I can get shot in the head anytime, but I’ll be at the end of my convictions, because if they put a bullet in my head, Macron will be placed in the guillotine.” “We have come to such a point of confrontation, that if they kill me, he is dead too because the people come back to the Elysée and they will dismantle everything… There are many of us like that,” he said, and added: “We have paramilitaries who are ready to intervene because they also want to bring down the government.” ‘Unacceptable Provocation’: Italian Populists Troll French Establishment by Meeting Yellow Vests https://t.co/CiVSnbHPtv — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) February 7, 2019 Following the broadcast of the footage, Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio distanced himself from Chalençon, saying: “We do not
PARIS (AP) – A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th consecutive week of unrest.
The war of words between France and populist Italy has intensified after the Macron government spokesman referred to “nationalist leprosy” after criticising Luigi Di Maio’s meeting with Yellow Vests.
PARIS (AP) – Scuffles have broken out between French yellow vest protesters and police in a 13th consecutive weekend of demonstrations.
A majority of French believe populist National Rally leader Marine Le Pen would do a better job on migration issues than President Emmanuel Macron, a poll has revealed.
PARIS (AP) – France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets Saturday to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during anti-government demonstrations.