Gilts Johns: Yellow vest protesters returned to Paris for the first time after Lock


Footage and photographs taken in the city on Saturday showed the cars set on fire by protesters and the tear gas used by police to chase them.

As a result of the demonstrations, at least 256 protesters were taken for questioning and 90 were also issued a warning, Paris police said at 6:20 pm local time (12:20 pm ET).

According to a tweet posted by the province, a pen knife, a bow and a hammer were seized from the people performing.

Although the yellow vest movement planned four demonstrations on Saturday, the police banned two of them, the Paris Police Province said in a statement on Friday.

On September 12, a riot police officer stands near a fire during a protest against a yellow vest in Paris.

Police Chief Didier Laliment, speaking to French TV station BFMTV on Saturday, described the banned protests as a “Cheds-downlaid parade”.

He said, “We cannot bring chaos and destruction on the champs.”

As a precaution, businesses on the avenue were told by authorities to shut down for four hours on Saturday morning and were advised to “put a means of safety in front of their establishments”.

The movement, which takes its name from the yellow high-visibility jackets that French motorists must carry in their vehicles, began in November 2018 to protest against plans to increase fuel prices, with hundreds of thousands of people on the streets in protest. Landed on

In its first year, the movement resulted in a 10 billion euro ($ 11.05 billion) aid package for the poor, and France’s President Emmanuel Macron did something to go back to protest against what he said he would not do .

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