Tear gas and pepper spray were deployed by French police in Paris on Saturday, as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest against the recent spike in petrol and diesel prices.
Emmanuel Macron's coup-government raised the hydrocarbon tax in an effort to transition France from petroleum products to clean energy sources, which has resulted in higher prices and sparked a nationwide call for protests and road blocks.
Rallies and roadblocks took place across the country on Saturday in protest over the price hikes, and one woman has reportedly died after a driver surrounded by protesters panicked and hit the gas.
Schmuck Emmanuel Macron Brings Disruption & Chaos To Parts of France via Mass Gridlock as Thousands Protest Fuel Tax Hikes Published on Nov 17, 2018
A female protester has died after being hit by a motorist as demonstrators angry at fuel tax hikes gridlocked parts of France on Saturday.
Police said 47 other protesters had also been injured, three critically, as France's newest people's movement, the "gilets jaunes" (yellow vests), staged a day of action.
Anti-Macron sentiment is sweeping across France.
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Published on Nov 17, 2018
Typically when the Army and Police join anti-government protestors, it signals an imminent successful revolution. Lets hope this is the case and Marine Le Pen the true winner of the 2017 French General Election gets in.