PARIS | Paris, provinces brace for revived yellow vest protests

12Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019— The central French city of Bourges is shuttering shops to brace for possible violence between police and yellow vest protesters, as the nationwide movement seeks a new stage for its weekly demonstrations.

Paris, too, is hunkering down for a ninth weekend of anti-government protests Saturday. France’s government has deployed 80,000 security forces for the day, and Interior Minister Christophe Castaner threatened tough retaliation against violence.

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