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Yellow West demonstrating together with trade unionists

In Paris on Saturday followers of the "yellow West"-movement and trade Union members together on the road. Members of several left-wing parties joined the protest March.

Together, they demonstrated against the government and its proposals for reform. Several thousand people came to the Demonstration in the French capital.

At its head there is a more colorful, and the picture was as in the case of the protests of the past weeks: in addition to the yellow West-red were to be seen, they pointed to the representative of the trade Union Confederation CGT. Together, yellow and red wore-dressed participants in a Banner with the inscription: "A General response to a global attack".

Also, the Communist party, the New anti-capitalist party and the left party La France Insoumise (the indomitable France) supported the Protest. It was already the 24. Time that the "yellow West" had called for demonstrations.

signals also on 1. May

In the center of the criticism were the President, Emmanuel Macron, presented proposals for reform that were developed from a series of discussions in the population. Thus, Macron had responded to the protest movement and tries to signal his cooperation.

The Green party politician Esther Benbassa, who was previously involved in all the "yellow West"-demonstrations, will be sentenced on Saturday in Paris, the reform proposals as inadequate. "It is good that we are today, together with the trade Union Confederation here," said Benbassa and added that the political Left must stick together. Also on 1. May will be an opportunity to signal the government's rejection.

supporters of the "yellow vests" made in front of the buildings of media companies in the capital. The protesters demanded a "fair treatment in the media", such as BFMTV reported.

Relaxed atmosphere

The mood at the Protest in Paris was not relaxed in the afternoon, and riots in the past weeks, there were at first. Instead, banners with inscriptions blew, like "This society we don't" and "youth on the galley, the Old in the misery want".

in addition to the traditionally large Demonstration in Paris, Strasbourg, this time was a further focus of the "yellow vests". In the Alsatian city of about 2000 people gathered, as the news channel BFMTV reported on Saturday. The 58-year-old Pascal Hard to the AFP news Agency, Macrons reform, said the plans were mere "Blah" and "nothing Concrete".

That got him "motivated again" to go on the road, adding Hard. The historic core of the town and the European quarter had locked the police to the protesters. Also in Toulouse, Lille, Rennes, and Rouen protests were banned in the city centre. (Dec/sda)

Created: 27.04.2019, 17:43 PM

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