Mass protests in Paris in 2018

• Mass protests in Paris in 2018

are largest in a decade of unrest in Paris. Officially, it all began with the rise in fuel prices, then turned into a broader anti-government movement. By happy coincidence, the protests began shortly after the public statements of President Makron about a single European army, independent of the United States.

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

The symbol of the disorder become yellow vests worn by protesters. Young people in masks, armed with axes and iron bars, attacking police, building barricades, set fire to cars and houses, under the guise of robbing stores.

According to recent reports, in the course of the unrest detained 412 people, of whom 387 are still in custody. Injured during the protests got 133 people, including 48 security officials. (Photo by Lucas Barioulet):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

What is the official reason? From 1 January in France it is planned to increase in prices for gasoline - by 2.9 cents per liter, on diesel fuel - by 6.5 cents per liter. In this case, only the current year the price of diesel fuel increased by approximately 23%, gasoline - by 15%. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Why "yellow jackets"? So named because of the movement of the reflective yellow vests used manifestation stakeholders to identify belonging to this movement. (Photo by Stephane Mahe):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

On Saturday, December 1, protesters, whose numbers across the country reached 75 000 people. Yes, they know how to protest in Europe. (Photo by Stephane Mahe):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Young people wearing masks - not only protesters, but also ordinary hooligans. Macron promised them all to find and punish. (Photo by Thibault Camus):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Selfies in instagram. (Photo Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

The pogroms and riots in Paris are quickly gaining momentum, gaining a political color. It openly supported by several leaders of the main political parties. (Photo Elyxandro Cegarra):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Interesting fact: The protests began soon after the public statements of President Makron about a single European army, independent of the United States. Coincidence? Maybe. (Photo Elyxandro Cegarra):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Everything happens in the center of Paris and the Eiffel Tower out next December 1, 2018. (Photo Elyxandro Cegarra):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Padded Marianna at the Arc de Triomphe - the symbol of the French Republic and the French nickname since 1792. (Photo Elyxandro Cegarra):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

The pogroms and looting stores - a common occurrence in such cases. (Photo Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

The police on 1 December 2018. (Photo Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

From the window of his apartment for a while observing the locals. (Photo by Zakaria Abdelkafi):

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Burned car - rest.

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

The policeman and the Eiffel Tower in the background, December 1, 2018.

Mass protests in Paris in 2018

Photo on memory.

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