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Gilets jaunes: Are nationalists infiltrating the 'yellow vests'?

Credit: BBC News- Published on December 8, 2018
Protesters from all sides of the French political spectrum have found a home in the "yellow vest" movement.
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Published on December 8, 2018 -  00:33
Yellow Vest Protesters Block Off Paris Ring Road
Yellow vest protesters blocked off Avenue de la Grande-Armée, a route towards the Champs-Elysees and central Paris, as demonstrations continued on Saturday, December 8, local reports said.At least 481 people were arrested since the protests began, 211 of whom were remanded in custody.At least four people died and hundreds were injured in the protests that began in response to a rise in fuel tax, but have since escalated to a larger demonstration against the cost of living and French President Emmanuel Macron.French police called for businesses in the Champs-Elysees and Bastille areas to close on Saturday while Paris landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre would also shut their doors.Reuters reported Prime Minister Edouard Philippe had ordered the deployment of tens of thousands of police officers across the country and armored vehicles in Paris after members of the yellow vests (gilets jaunes) called for new demonstrations on Saturday. Credit: Olivier Francois via Storyful

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