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Protests in France: A new quality of violence

If there are renewed protests in France are the country went far 50,000 people on the street. It came to violent riots. In Paris even the office of the government spokesman, was charged Griveaux.

With significantly more participants than initially specified, the "yellow West"-the protest movement started in France in the new year. The police spoke first of 25,000 people who have gone across the country on the road. The Ministry of the interior announced on the evening, around 50,000 people demonstrated against the policies of President Emmanuel Macron. Thus, the movement received a new impetus.

In Paris and some other cities came to new clashes with the police. In the capital, several thousand people protested after the authorities information. In this case, the level of violence reached a new level of quality. According to media reports, protesters stormed the office of the government spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux. For that purpose they used, apparently, a construction machine, an entrance door to break through.

tourists fled in droves

Macron wrote in the evening on Twitter, once again France had been of "extreme violence" was attacked. All would have to pull themselves together, to allow a debate and a dialogue.

In Paris, the police near the national Assembly and the Musée d'orsay tear gas. Tourists running away in droves. Special units of the police blocked some of the bridges over the Seine.

television pictures had earlier shown how the police fired during a brief confrontation near the Champs-Élysées tear gas on protesters. This would have previously thrown projectiles in the direction of police officers, reported the French news Agency AFP.

Several thousand "yellow West" in Paris. President Macron wrote on Twitter, once again France had been of "extreme violence" was attacked.

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.

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