Sunday, December 9, 2018

'Yellow Vest' protests: Nearly 1,400 detained in new day of unrest in France

By France 24, Aug. 12, 2018

The French government is expecting a repeat of last weekend's mayhem when rioters torched cars, looted shops and defaced the Arc de Triomphe monument on the Champs-Elysées avenue. So yesterday they published a video reminding protesters that demonstrating does not mean resorting to violence.

"Protesting is a right. [...] But protesting doesn't mean rioting. It doesn't mean destroying our heritage. It doesn't mean looting our businesses. It doesn't mean destroying our property. Protesting does not mean destroying our Republic." 
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