French police assert control as protesting 'yellow vests' rampage

Credit: Brisbane Times- Published on December 8, 2018
A massive French police operation appeared to give authorities the upper hand in the the fourth weekend of protests by the so-called gilets jaunes.
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Published on December 8, 2018 -  00:57
French Police Arrest Hundred Of 'Yellow Vest' Protesters
Reuters reports that French riot police fired tear gas and clashed with “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday. This during the latest in a wave of demonstrations against the high cost of living that have shaken President Emmanuel Macron’s authority. Authorities said 575 people had been searched and briefly arrested. 361 people of them remained in custody. This after police found potential weapons such as hammers, baseball bats and metal petanque balls on them.

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