He heard in France of the best-known faces of the "yellow West"-activists. Eric Drouet, one of the leaders of the "gilets jaunes" on Friday, once again in the centre of interest. Before a criminal court in Paris, the 34-Year-old answer to the charge, to have two unauthorized demonstrations in December and January organized. The public Prosecutor requested for the start of the process as the punishment of a one-month suspended prison sentence and a fine in the amount of 500 Euro, a comparatively mild sentence.
Spontaneous, non-notified meetings of the "yellow West" on Facebook to quickly organize, in France are on the agenda. Drouet, however, was fatal, that he posted at the beginning of January on Facebook a Video in which he called for to shock the General Public. On the same evening, he met with 50 other "yellow West" at the Paris Place de la Concorde, to remember the activists who were killed during the now three months of ongoing protest actions in traffic accidents or in demonstrations injured. Drouet has been arrested, after a day he was released from the police custody again.
The government sees Drouet a dangerous rebel
The government in Paris believes that the truck driver is a dangerous rebel. In December, the family, the father was asked in a television discussion with the Minister of the environment, François de Rugy, what would he do, if the "yellow West" should come in the next Saturday's Demonstration in the vicinity of the Elysée Palace. Nonchalent answered, Drouet: "Well, then, let's go inside." Such calls have intensified the violence of the "gilets jaunes". At the beginning of January by demonstrators broke through with a fork-lift truck to the headquarters of the government spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux. Also in this case, will have to answer, in the meantime, four persons from the judiciary.
Drouet, called last October because of the planned increase in the petrol prices to a Blockade on the Paris city highway and, therefore, the country-wide protest movement initiated, and describes itself as apolitical. Even if the expressed by the left politician Jean-Luc Mélenchon full of admiration about him, he wants to be politically not. Rumors that he had given at the last presidential election, the extreme Right-wing Marine Le Pen and his voice.
brawls between left - and right-wing "yellow West"
Also this Saturday, the "yellow West want to" 14. Times in a row in France to go on the road. However, the show now signs of Decay. Although the "gilets jaunes mobilize" to continue every weekend, tens of thousands of supporters, but the participants go back to pay. In addition, the fashion rates, and the Radicals among the "yellow West" in the meantime, our separate ways. Some representatives want to compete in the European elections in may. And even those who go on the road, do not always pursue the same political goals: On the last weekend in Lyon to brawls between left - and right-wing "yellow West" in Lyon.