The last two weeks, France rallies to protest the fuel price increase. Protesters burned cars, raided stores and petrol stations block. 3 December in Marseille She died, protesters clash with police firing tear gas grenades wounded. In the wake of the French president Emmanuel Makronebi Serbia planned visit postponed.
When the demonstrations began?
Protesters organize demonstrations and marches, blocked streets, blokaveb stations, fuel depots and shopping centers. The first manifestations 17 November. The whole country 280 thousand people took part in the. Since none of the shares have been suspended, However, the peak reached on Saturdays. 24 November speeches about 106 thousand people participated, 1 December – 136 thousand. The two-week cross-country in a protest rally, at least, 800 were arrested; Three people were killed, Hundreds – Injured.
What led to protests?
Last year in France, 23% of diesel fuel, And Gasoline – 15%-for Rise. 2018 At the beginning of the French authorities fuel tax increase – One liter of diesel fuel 7,6 eurocents per liter and gasoline – 3,9 eurocents. 2019 In January, the tax will rise again – 6,5 and 2,9 Accordingly evrotsentrit. Planning officials, This French from their vehicles or electric vehicles for public transportation in changing buying force, It will improve the environmental situation.
Who are the "yellow vests"?
demonstrations organized by the movement "yellow vests" are members of the. This was due to name them, demonstrators to wear yellow vests, the light is reflected. 2008 Since such vehicles carrying vest obligation for the French driver has. The movement was formed through sotskselebis, has no clear leader, However,, He has the support of various political forces. "Yellow vests' demand to freeze fuel prices, Also the French government and President Emmanuel Makronebi resignation.
What damaged by protesters?
Paris protesters organized barricades Elisha fields, raiding stores, burned tires and cars, signs chiseled stones and police fired. In response, police used tear gas and water cannon. 1 during December damaged Arc de Triomphe, within which Dispersed Museum, and smashed paint splashed a statue. Besides, monument writings appeared "macros should go" and "yellow vests victory". The next day, French President visited monument.
The French government is doing?
French President fuel tax increase defends the idea and exchange vows, the more environmentally clean vehicles to buy the issue of subsidies and other benefits. he condemned shares during the pogroms and unrest, But hopes, that "the yellow zhileteb" dialogue will. 2 December Makronebi crisis on Prime Minister Edward Phillips demonstrators with leaders of parliamentary parties and their supporters to meet with members.
Who has suffered because of the actions?
"Yellow vests" Demonstrations businesses hurt. the owners of restaurants and shops, The protesters who blockaded or disorder treated zone, said, the sales decreased by 20-70%. Particularly affected by Elisha Fields in stores, some of which were attacked and robbed. The company has said Total-, the "yellow vests" blocked by the gas stations of fuel left without. reducing the number of hotels has announced.