France: Images & video in from Paris showing the Yellow Vest protests

Yellow Vest protests in france spread to belgium and the Netherlands - Image credit - Free Photos | Pixabay
Yellow Vest protests in france spread to belgium and the Netherlands - Image credit - Free Photos | Pixabay

For the fourth weekend in a row, riot police clash with protesters over austerity government.

France protests continue as more people join the Yellow Vests in protest against President Macron's austerity government. The fuel hikes that sparked the riots were repealed, but the protests continue. Some unrest also spread to neighboring Belgium and the Netherlands. Anger is focussing on the EU. Many places of interest are closed to tourists and Travel plans may be disrupted. Here are some recent images and videos from Europe.

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Arrests on the streets of Paris

So far, four people have died, including a student. Police opened fire with tear-gas again this Saturday. Hundreds of people are being arrested.

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People arrested before reaching Paris

Many people were reporting that they saw other protesters being turned back at railways and other public transport. Police are trying to stop people getting into the city to swell the crowds.

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