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France: Tensions rise as 'Yellow Vests' march in Paris01:44

France: Tensions rise as 'Yellow Vests' march in Paris

France, Paris
September 21, 2019 at 10:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tensions between police and Yellow Vest protesters heightened in the early hours of Saturday's rally, in Paris.

Riot police were seen advancing and using pepper spray against protesters, in an attempt to disperse them as they marched across the streets.

The Yellow Vests are hitting the French capital for the 45th weekend in a row, in an effort to keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government.

France: Tensions rise as 'Yellow Vests' march in Paris01:44
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Tensions between police and Yellow Vest protesters heightened in the early hours of Saturday's rally, in Paris.

Riot police were seen advancing and using pepper spray against protesters, in an attempt to disperse them as they marched across the streets.

The Yellow Vests are hitting the French capital for the 45th weekend in a row, in an effort to keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government.