Paris France: Anti-Government Protests Intensified

Posted on December 1, 2018 • Filed under: Europe, France, Tourist Warning

Alissa J. Rubin

Dec. 1, 2018 New York Times

PARIS — A third week of anti-government protests intensified in violence on Saturday, as demonstrators burned cars, smashed windows and confronted riot police firing tear gas in the heart of Paris in the most serious crisis of President Emmanuel Macron’s administration.

The ‘‘Yellow Vest’’ protests — spurred by a hike in the gasoline tax, and named for the roadside safety vests worn by the demonstrators — Read Article

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