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France: Police confront 'Yellow Vests' as weekly protests continue02:48

France: Police confront 'Yellow Vests' as weekly protests continue

France, Paris
February 2, 2019 at 23:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

French police were seen confronting protesters on the streets of Paris on Saturday, as 'Yellow Vest' protests resumed for a 12th consecutive weekend.

Footage shows police detaining and dragging protesters on the ground, while firefighters and medics can be seen treating the injured.

Despite the French government suspending the tax hikes and announcing increases to the minimum wage, protests have continued. Over 2,000 people have been arrested since the demonstrations began and at least 10 have died, the vast majority of the deaths being due to collisions between protesters and vehicles.

France: Police confront 'Yellow Vests' as weekly protests continue02:48
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French police were seen confronting protesters on the streets of Paris on Saturday, as 'Yellow Vest' protests resumed for a 12th consecutive weekend.

Footage shows police detaining and dragging protesters on the ground, while firefighters and medics can be seen treating the injured.

Despite the French government suspending the tax hikes and announcing increases to the minimum wage, protests have continued. Over 2,000 people have been arrested since the demonstrations began and at least 10 have died, the vast majority of the deaths being due to collisions between protesters and vehicles.

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