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In March 2019, [[Bruno Leray]] explicitly allowed the [[French police]] "open fire" if they deemed that lives were threatened by Yellow Vest.<ref>https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6838623/French-soldiers-allowed-OPEN-FIRE-lives-threatened-Yellow-Vest-rioters.html</ref>
 
In March 2019, [[Bruno Leray]] explicitly allowed the [[French police]] "open fire" if they deemed that lives were threatened by Yellow Vest.<ref>https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6838623/French-soldiers-allowed-OPEN-FIRE-lives-threatened-Yellow-Vest-rioters.html</ref>
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[https://areyouayellowvest.com/ Are You A Yellow Vest] - reporting on current developments related to the yellow vest movement in English by [[Ollie Richardson]].
  
 
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Revision as of 23:21, 11 September 2019

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Date17 November 2018 - Present
DescriptionA series of mass demonstrations in France expression dissatisfaction with the political process. Subject to increasingly violent repression.

The Yellow vests movement (gilets janues) is an ongoing grassroots political and economic justice movement in France. It has been the subject of increasingly violent repression by the French state authorities.

Response

Prison sentences for using Facebook

Hedi Martin, an organiser, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment after publishing an event on Facebook.[1]

Police violence

On 1 December 2018, an 80 year old, Zineb Redouane, was killed by a tear gas grenade.[2] Olivier Beziade was shot in the back of the head by French police in January 2019.[3] By January 2019, around 2000 unarmed demonstrators had been seriously injured, including lost eyes and hands. Around 3000 had been lightly injured.[4]

Permission to "open fire"

In March 2019, Bruno Leray explicitly allowed the French police "open fire" if they deemed that lives were threatened by Yellow Vest.[5]


See also

Are You A Yellow Vest - reporting on current developments related to the yellow vest movement in English by Ollie Richardson.



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