French ‘yellow vest’ protests largely peaceful as Macron wraps up debate

Protesters wearing yellow vests attend a demonstration during the Act XXI (the 21st consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the "yellow vests" movement in front of the Moulin Rouge in Paris, France, April 6, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday for a 21st straight weekend of anti-government “yellow vest” protests, but turnout was sharply lower than last week and the marches were largely peaceful. The quieter nature of the demonstrations should be a relief to President Emmanuel […]

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