Hundreds of women marched on Sunday in Paris and in other cities in protest against the violent activists infiltrated in Yellow vests-the movement.
– All the media report on is the violence, and we forget the root of the problem, " says 42-year-old nurse Karen from Marseille to the AFP news agency.
the Women, who wore yellow vests, sang the French national anthem la marseillaise, as they gathered on the opera house stairs at the Bastille, before their march.
around 50,000 people across France against president Emmanuel Macrons economic policies. The protest was initially peaceful but in the afternoon there arose clashes.
Motorcycles were set on fire and objects thrown at the police in Paris. Police fired tear gas to prevent demonstrators from crossing the Seine and get to the national assembly (French lower house of parliament), writes the AFP news agency.
the Protesters also tried to storm a department in the centre of Paris. Government spokesperson, Benjamin Griveaux was one of the politicians who came out in dramatic forms.
a Total of around 3.500 people in the protests in Paris and 35 persons were recovered by the police. President Emmanuel Macron calling the violence is extreme, but without referring directly to the incident at the ministry.
if the perpetrators have taken over the Yellow vests. But Tomas Lindbom, Frankrikekännare and author of the ”Battle of France” mean that the lion's share of the Yellow vests are made up of ordinary people and that violence, rather, is located in the proteströrelsens nature.
– There are always groups that resort to violence. Secondly, among the ursprungsgruppen of ordinary citizens who thought that enough is enough. Among them are some who radicalised in pace with the running fight. But then you have some that connect, that are trained the perpetrators and comes from extremist organizations, " he says.
The renewed protests will then Macrons government, after that in the beginning of december have gone Yellow vests to the meeting with the reforms, sharpened the tone towards the movement and called protesters agitators who are out to unseat the government.
"I think that the government makes the assessment that it is now necessary to mark, you can't accept a movement that causes quite a lot of violence," says Tomas Lindbom.