France protests: The voices of the ‘gilets jaunes’

“We are fed up of hearing promises from politicians. The French don’t believe in them any more.”

Freddie Bouvier, a truck driver from Beauvais in northern France, is one of thousands of “yellow vest” protesters rallying against President Emmanuel Macron and his government.

They first took to the streets to protests against a rising fuel tax – a move since abandoned by the government – but the scope has become far greater.

At least four people have died and hundreds have been arrested in the worst unrest to hit France in decades.

Who believes Justin?

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