"Its no longer called a protest. All those who were there were complicit in this"
FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON WAS NOT IN PARIS DURING THE PROTESTS SATURDAY. HE RETURNED FROM THE MOUNTAINS FOR A LATE NIGHT CRISIS MEETING AT THE INTERIOR MINISTRY.
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BFM-TV HEADLINES THE NOTION THAT MACRON WISHES 'STRONG DECISIONS' BE MADE IN RESPONSE TO THE PARIS PROTESTS.
The official government estimate is that 32,200 Yellow Vests protested nationwide Saturday with 10-thousand in Paris.
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But in Paris the Yellow Vests included the "black blocs" with police waiting in the background until they had lit fires, looted some shops and restaurants including one frequented by politicians, set up barricades and attacked police. Some cars also torched in the city.
The government's police response much more limited than in recent weeks.
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It has been asserted that the government allows extremist "black blocs" into protests who end up perpetrating violence. A spokesperson for "The Republicans"...
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