31,000 'yellow vests' protesting across France, 700 detained: Minister
Saturday, 8 December 2018 Shouts of "Macron, resign" mingled with tear gas on the Champs-Elysees avenue, which was the scene of the worst rioting in Paris in decades last week. Thick plumes of black smoke from fires could be seen rising high into the sky over the city. Government calls for protesters to stay away from "Act IV" of a battle that began over fuel prices but ballooned into an anti-Macron revolt fell on deaf ears, with demonstrators making their way to Paris from across the country.
Protesters with the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) movement took to the streets of France on Saturday, June 15, during the 31st weekend of demonstrations against the fiscal policies of French President..