Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests. French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest protests planned this weekend. Mr. Macron said the military will secure government buildings and other sites to allow police forces […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and other objects at officers, and started pounding on the windows of a police van. Riot police then retreated, as did a water cannon, with […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

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 week runnning of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost 4 fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament’s exterior. Police could not confirm […]

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of demonstrators will take to the streets across France this weekend in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron’s policies. More than 2 months after starting their revolt over fuel tax increases, ‘yellow vest‘ protesters remain mobilized and have called for an 11th weekend running of protests. About 100,000 people protested last weekend, around the […]

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Saturday, fighting broke out, as around 7,000 “yellow vest” demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th weekend running of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The demonstrations were largely peaceful but Reuters Television reporters said they saw clashes break out late in the afternoon between police and demonstrators, some wearing masks, in Paris’ Invalides district. […]

Paris Protesters Revive ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Paris Protesters Revive ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Hundreds of protesters are breathing new life into France’s apparently waning ‘yellow vest’ movement with marches in Paris and gatherings in other cities, in the 1st demonstration of the new year. Authorities warn that they will not tolerate illegal acts. French security forces fired tear gas and flash-balls after a march through central Paris went […]

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron Early Saturday morning the Champs-Elysees Saturday, Paris’ most famous boulevard reeked of tear gas. Clouds of the gas hung in the air, burning throats but not silencing the angry, rebellious crowds. Noses dripping, eyes red and watering, demonstrators in their “look at me!” high-visibility fluorescent yellow jackets […]

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend France is mobilizing tens of thousands of police officers and closing landmarks including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre as authorities warned that anti-government protests Saturday could be even more violent than the ones that have crippled the country for weeks. “According to the information we have, some […]

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris French authorities see another wave of “great violence” and rioting being unleashed in Paris this weekend by a hard core of ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters, as senior ministers sought to defuse public anger with conciliatory languages on taxes. President Emmanuel Macron. 40 anni, has struggled to quell […]

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to cut taxes and boost France’s growth, now 1.5 yrs after he came into power, he is facing violent protests over rising taxes, a high cost of living and policies some say favor the rich. A country’s economic indicators don’t always match the […]

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum French student protests intensified Tuesday, with various incidents around the country of demonstrators setting buildings on fire, and of violent clashes with police. Over the course of this week, students have gradually started to get involved in the so-called “yellow vests” protests against President Emmanuel Macron, 40 anni. Local authorities […]