Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner urges Macron government to respect the right to freedom of assembly. A top European official has criticised Frenchauthorities for their handling of the anti-government protests that have rocked the country in recent months, urging them
SVE NEWS & The Wall Street Journal Sharing Series – ‘Spreading Like a Poison’: Anti-Semitic Acts Increase in France
Spate of incidents, including the harassment of a prominent public intellectual, raise fears that yellow-vest protest movement is stirring up hatred PARIS—A spate of anti-Semitic incidents has accompanied France’s yellow-vest protests in recent weeks, raising fears that the movement is
PARIS — They won’t go away. Week after week, France’s yellow vests are out on the streets, in one of the biggest and longest popular uprisings the country has seen in years; a political crisis with no easy exit. On Saturday,
SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Yellow vests, blue vests and red scarves — Here’s why the French are protesting
France has witnessed widespread civil unrest and dramatic anti-government protests for over two months now but a counter-revolution has started. CNBC explains who the “Yellow Vests,” “Blue Vests” and “Red Scarves” are, what they want and why they want it.
Members of the “yellow vests” protest movement have vandalised almost 60% of France’s entire speed camera network, the interior minister has said. Christophe Castaner said the wilful damage was a threat to road safety and put lives in danger. The
One of the leaders of the “yellow vest” anti-government demonstrations, Eric Drouet, was detained by French police and placed in custody on Wednesday for organising a central Paris protest without declaring it, according to a source at the prosecutors office.
SVE NEWS & The New York Times Sharing Series – France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms
SENLIS, France — After more than a month of furious, antigovernment demonstrations across France, it is easy to forget that a gasoline tax set all this off. A few cents per liter at the pump. A pebble in the sea
PARIS (Reuters) – In the midst of the biggest political crisis of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron is enlisting the help of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, in a sign that the right-wing ex-leader’s influence on Macron is on the rise.
SVE NEWS & The New York Times Sharing Series – France’s Yellow Vests Confront Macron with a New Reality
PARIS — Emmanuel Macron’s presidency was battling a crisis less than two weeks ago, blindsided by the gathering strength and fury of the “Yellow Vests” protests sweeping the country. On the streets of Paris, demonstrators shouted for Mr. Macron’s resignation
SVE NEWS & NDTV Sharing Series – France’s “Yellow Vest” Protests Inspire Copycats, Spark Fakes Abroad
The “yellow vest” revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad — as well a swarm of fake reports. PARIS: The “yellow vest” revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat