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Lower rates of participation in the yellow West-protests in France

With significantly less participants than usual is started, the "yellow West"-the protest movement in France in the new year. In Paris, several Hundred demonstrated. Again it came to clashes with the police.

The French "yellow West"movement has continued its protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron in several cities. Significantly fewer people went to the streets in recent weeks.

In the capital, Paris, several hundred protesters gathered. There were again clashes with the police. A AFP reported that a Reporter, were thrown from the initially peaceful demonstrators-demonstrators in the vicinity of the town hall throwing projectiles at the police. The police used tear gas and was later reinforced by riot police.

demonstrators carry in Marseille, a Banner with the inscription:"France is not for sale".

The news station "France Info" reported demonstrations of a few dozen up to 1200 "yellow West" also in other cities of the Republic. In Nantes there were also clashes with police.

government is under considerable pressure

mass protests by the "yellow vests" had the French government set up in the past two months. In December, President Emmanuel Macron brought in haste a billion-dollar package of social measures, in order to defuse the conflict.

your name to the protesters of the yellow safety vests that they wear during their rallies and road blockades.

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