Tear gas, firecrackers, chaos: Yellow Vests protest hits Lyon again

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Published on 20 Jan 2019, 5:39
Police tear gassed Yellow Vests protesters who had taken to the streets of Lyon on Saturday for the 10th consecutive week.

The Yellow Vests movement emerged after French President Emmanuel Macron announced hikes in fuel price taxes to encourage a transition towards greener energy. The French government has now suspended the prices hikes, however, protests have continued.

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