Numerous marches, and a severely injured: In France, the yellow West, protested on Saturday the 13th. Time across the country against the policy of the government of President Emmanuel Macron . In Paris, marched with thousands from the arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysées in the direction of the Eiffel tower. In the case of a serious incident near the Parliament building, a man lost his Hand. Further demonstrations there were including in Bordeaux, Toulouse and Nantes.
The seriously injured man was transported by rescue workers in Paris. An eye-witness who filmed the scene, was the serious hand injury touch from a stun grenade. With the grenade, the security forces had tried to make the protesters from the Parliament building to push back said the eye-witness Cyprien Roger to AFP. In the case of the injured was a photographer from the yellow to the West.
The man didn't want to fend off the at the height of his calf pre-flying grenade with the Hand, "then you exploded when he touched them," said Roger. An independent confirmation of this information was not initially. A police spokesman confirmed only that a man had been wounded in the Hand. Participated in protests paramedics reported that the man's Hand had literally been torn off. The television channel RT showed the appropriate pictures.
Un manifestant présent dans le cortège parisien of the #giletsjaunes a eu la main arrachée à la mi-journée, à hauteur de l’Assemblée nationale, où les tensions étaient vives, a constaté un journaliste de l’AFP https://t.co/NQGtZxPhqD #AFPAgence France-Presse (@afpfr) 9. February 2019
How high is the number of protesters?
The Paris demonstrators marched from the arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysées in the direction of the Eiffel tower. Along the Route there were isolated cases of other incidents. Protesters threw objects at the forces who responded shot with tear gas and rubber. Some bus stops were destroyed. To 14 PM were taken according to police, the Prefecture of ten people.
Until the early afternoon, the Ministry of the interior a little more than 12'000 demonstrators around the country, including around 4000 in Paris - less than last weekend, this time was counted. The participation in the almost three months of sustained protests last went back. On the previous Saturday 58'600 people went according to the French Ministry of the interior against the policy of President Emmanuel Macron on the road. The Gilets jaunes self-languages, however, of the 116'000 protesters. At the Start of the protest movement, it was the middle of November, more than 280'000.
This Time, the protests were also directed against a planned law, which provides for ease of demonstration, prohibitions and harsh penalties for Masked. Some activists have called for a masquerade specifically. (fal/afp/sda)
Created: 09.02.2019, 15:58 PM