TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Paris has been rocked by Yellow Vest rallies on the 21st consecutive week as protesters gather in the French capital and other cities to oppose President Emmanuel Macron’s government policies.
During the demonstrations last weekend, about 5,600 protesters took to the streets, including at least 1,800 yellow vests in Paris, according to the French Interior Ministry.
Protesters from the yellow vest movement are taking to the streets of France for a 21st straight weekend, with hundreds gathered for a march across Paris, one of numerous protests around the country.
According to the Washington Post, Hundreds gathered in Rouen, in Normandy, a past flashpoint, and hundreds more in eastern Paris at the Place de la Republique, the start of a march to the business district on the capital’s western edge.
Back in March, the French police banned protests on the Champs-Elysees and in its vicinity, citing security reasons.
In the meantime, the government is expected to mobilize about 90 police units across the country, including almost 30 in Paris alone, in order to maintain order during the protests.