A protester throws back a tear-gas canister during an anti-government demonstration called the Yellow Vests “Gilets Jaunes” movement on January 26, 2019 in Quimper, western France. Photo: AFP

French ‘yellow vests’ defy Macron again in tense protests

  • About 69,000 people took to the streets in 11th consecutive weekend of action against the government
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A protester throws back a tear-gas canister during an anti-government demonstration called the Yellow Vests “Gilets Jaunes” movement on January 26, 2019 in Quimper, western France. Photo: AFP
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A protester with a French flag during an anti-government demonstration called by the yellow vest in Nancy, France on Saturday. Photo: AFP

French yellow vests protest despite Emmanuel Macron’s outreach

  • Saturday’s protests will test whether Macron’s ‘national debate’ is diminishing the movement’s momentum
  • About 80,000 police were mobilised nationwide
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A protester with a French flag during an anti-government demonstration called by the yellow vest in Nancy, France on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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