Yellow vest protesters out in force across France

French "yellow vest" protesters with a sign reading "Injustice dictatorship stop. Free our comrades", as they rallied in Bordeaux yesterday. Over the past six weeks, the "yellow vest" demonstrators - named after the high-visibility jackets they wear
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French "yellow vest" protesters with a sign reading "Injustice dictatorship stop. Free our comrades", as they rallied in Bordeaux yesterday. Over the past six weeks, the "yellow vest" demonstrators - named after the high-visibility jackets they wear - have repeatedly clashed with police in Paris and other cities across France. The protesters again marched through Paris and elsewhere yesterday to highlight their struggle to make ends meet, a day after President Emmanuel Macron hardened his stance against them.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 06, 2019, with the headline 'Yellow vest protesters out in force across France'. Print Edition | Subscribe