Thousands of "Yellow Vests" paraded Saturday in Paris and province for Act X during a new day of events. A day characterized by clashes but with a level of violence down despite some tension in Paris but also in Bordeaux. The mobilization that seemed to be in the middle of the day compared with January 12, according to the Interior Ministry, in fact, it was similar to Act IX. The ministry reported 84,000 demonstrators throughout France, including 7,000 in Paris.
Dissents also arose between two of their media figures, Priscillia Ludosky and Eric Drouet. The first, which formed the basis of the petition against the rise in fuel taxes at the origin of the movement, has in particular been accused the second week before, a truck driver stopped twice in Paris on the sidelines of demonstrations, use of"Bullying" threats, lies and & # 39; Harassment & # 39;.
Tenth mobilization Saturday
This tenth mobilization market since November 17 was a test for the executive power, which focuses on the big national debate & # 39; that Emmanuel Macron launched this week to calm this unseen catapult, interrupted by very violent episodes. In Paris, where three demonstrations had been proclaimed, the main procession, starting from the Esplanade des Invalides, in the seventh arrondissement, paraded at first, behind a banner that proclaimed: "Elected, you will be responsible" and framed by an order service from "Yellow Vests "with a white bracelet.
But the return to the Invalides, after a loop of about fifteen kilometers, gave rise to a tense confrontation, from 16.00 hours, between the most determined demonstrators and the police, with projectiles thrown first, use of tear gas and water cannon seconds. In Lyon, the situation began to stretch when the police blocked protesters of tear gas and defensive balls trying to enter the commercial district of the peninsula, this week printing-sales. In Marseille, where a policeman was injured, at least two demonstrators were arrested for throwing projectiles and the prefecture was announced. In Rouen a police officer and a gendarme were also injured by projectiles. Incidents have also been reported in Toulouse.