Riots Break-Out In Paris

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Riots Break-Out In Paris

Daily Mail: Battlefield on the Champs Elysee: Paris riot police blast water cannon and fire tear gas at thousands of demonstrators protesting Macron’s fuel tax rise

* The worst violence took place in Paris where a huge crowd called for President Emmanuel Macron to resign
* Demonstrators, part of grassroots movement dubbed ‘yellow vests’, were rallying against the fuel tax hikes
* Two road deaths have been linked with protests so far, both at illegal road blocks set up by the yellow vests

A water cannon and rounds of teargas were used by riot police against thousands of French ‘Yellow Vest’ fuel protestors in Paris today as the Champs Elysee was reduced to a battlefield.

The worst violence took place on the most famous avenue in the city where a huge crowd called for President Emmanuel Macron to resign.

‘They included hooded demonstrators who were determined to cause trouble,’ said a police officer at the scene.

‘We’ve been forced to deploy a water cannon and used tear gas to stop them getting to a secure zone.


WNU Editor: A lot of videos on today’s riots are here …. Battlefield Paris: Police hit protesters with tear gas as massive fuel rallies grip France (VIDEO) (RT).

More News On Today’s Riots In Paris

Paris police fire tear gas, water cannon against ‘yellow vest’ protesters — AFP
Police uses tear gas, water cannon against Paris protesters — AP
France fuel protests: Police in Paris fire tear gas — BBC
Paris Police Fire Tear Gas and Water Cannons at ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters — The New York Times
French ‘gilets jaunes’ protests turn violent on the streets of Paris — The Guardian
Paris fuel protests: Police fire water cannon and tear gas at fuel protesters during clashes on streets — The Independent
Police fire tear gas, water cannon at Paris fuel protesters — CNN
Paris police fire tear gas at ‘yellow vest’ protesters — DW
‘Yellow vest’ protesters take to Paris streets as Emmanuel Macron’s popularity plummets — ABC News Online
Paris police use tear gas to disperse ‘yellow vest’ protest — Al Jazeera
Will the ‘yellow vest’ protests push France further to the right? — Lisa Louis, DW

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Riots Break-Out In Paris