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Demonstrations Back in Paris as Protesters Mark a Full Year of Yellow Vest Movement (VIDEO)

PARIS – More than 260 people were detained following Yellow Vest protests across France on Saturday, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Sunday, adding that in Paris alone police apprehended more than 170 people. “Yesterday, 264 people were detained, including 173 in Paris [following the rallies],” Castaner told Europe 1 radio station. The Yellow […]

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BREAKING: VIDEO – FOUL PLAY? France’s Historic Notre Dame in Ruins, Fire Engulfs Roof

PARIS – The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has caught fire, emergency services in the city have said. Photographs and videos shared on social media show huge clouds of smoke around the landmark. The fire broke out at the French building on Monday afternoon, a spokesperson from the fire department said. First photos/videos emerge on social media #NotreDame MORE: https://t.co/OmXn0Zm5j4pic.twitter.com/QZdG5XOUaD […]

Over 350 People Detained During Saturday’s Yellow Vest Protest in France

More than 350 people were detained in France last Saturday during a rally of yellow vests. This was reported by France’s BFMTV channel on December 16th. A total of 351 demonstrators were detained by police, 242 of them were detained. In Paris alone, 179 arrests were made. 144 people were arrested. Mass protests in France began in mid-November due to the […]

VIDEO: MAYHEM IN PARIS, FRENCH POLICE USE TEAR-GAS AND WATER-CANNONS ON YELLOW VEST PROTESTERS

PARIS, France – The French authorities have unleashed a water-cannon and police have fired tear gas canisters on protesters who refused to disperse, as protesters demand a policy changes amidst rising fuel prices. Police this morning further mobilized thousands of armed officers in Paris in connection with this third large-scale running demonstration against rising fuel prices. According to […]