Fears of new 'Yellow Vest' unrest despite Macron reversal on fuel-tax hike
Thursday, 6 December 2018 () Paris police and store owners are bracing for new violence at protests Saturday, despite President Emmanuel Macron's surrender over a fuel tax hike that unleashed weeks of unrest.
Reuters reports French authorities are worried that another wave of “great violence” and rioting will be unleashed in Paris this weekend by a hard core of several thousand ‘yellow vest’ protesters. Despite capitulating this week over plans for fuel taxes that inspired the nationwide revolt,...
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