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French 'yellow vest' protests largely peaceful

By early afternoon on Saturday, there were 21 arrests in Paris and also a few clashes with police in Rouen on the margins of otherwise peaceful demonstrations.

By REUTERS
06/04/2019
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Yellow Vests protest in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

Named after the high-visibility vests French drivers have to keep in their cars and worn by protesters, the demonstrations began in November after public anger against fuel tax rises.

By REUTERS
23/03/2019
Students take part in a protest to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Algeria: Learning to smile

By SHIRLEY LE PENNE
21/03/2019
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Paris's police chief sacked, protests may be banned

President Emmanuel Macron and his government have been forced back on the defensive after rioters ransacked luxury boutiques and torched cafes and a bank on Saturday.

By REUTERS
19/03/2019
A burning newsagent's shop is seen during a demonstration by the "yellow vests" movement in Paris
Violence returns as France's yellow vest protests enter fourth month

Protesters and police clash on Paris' Champs-Elysees.

By REUTERS
16/03/2019
"Yellow vest" protests in Tel Aviv.
France's 'yellow vests' march without violence

While turnout figures at midday were only half of last week, by nightfall the Interior Ministry counted a total of 39,300 protesters nationwide, of which 4,000 were in Paris.

By REUTERS
02/03/2019
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Yellow Vest leader: I would participate in an Anti-Zionist protest

It seems that Macron's words created the opposite effect in France, and the Bureau for the War on Antisemitism called the rise in incidents as "frightening."

By GIDEON KOUTS / MAARIV
24/02/2019
"Yellow vest" protests in Tel Aviv.
Kippah-wearing supporter of France’s yellow vests shared antisemitic posts

Although the protester regularly comes clad in a Kippah, he is a Catholic who claims to have converted from Judaism.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
22/02/2019
People attend a gathering in Paris to protest antisemitism and the rise of anti-Semitic attacks
What lies behind the spate of antisemitic attacks in France?- Analysis

Recent social turmoil in France and the febrile atmosphere generated by the so-called “yellow vest” movement has been identified as one of the phenomena that has stirred up antisemitic sentiment.

Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at the Conference of Presidents, February 18, 2019.
Herzog condemns antisemitic verbal assault of French Jewish philosopher

French intellectual Alain Finkielkraut was verbally assaulted in Paris on Saturday by Yellow Vest protesters who called him a “dirty Jew” and a “dirty Zionist sh*t.”

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