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PARIS BURNING: French President Considers ‘Banning Demonstrations’ After Weekend of Violence

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.18.19

French President Emmanuel Macron is reportedly considering a total ban on protests taking place along the famed Champs-Elysees Monday; sparking outrage from activists after another weekend of ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstrations against the government.

“French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday was reportedly considering banning ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters from demonstrating along the Champs Elysees after a number of iconic establishments were destroyed in weekend demonstrations,” reports Fox News.

Violence erupted again Saturday as the nationwide protests entered their 18th consecutive week, with residents across France furious over massive taxes and fuel shortages across the country.

Police arrested at least 100 people in Paris over the weekend; eventually using tear gas and water cannons to disperse the demonstrators.

Read the full report at Fox News.