French security services are looking into whether Russian outlets boosted hashtags promoting the protests, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a Sunday local radio interview. His comments come after reports showed that 600 Twitter accounts pushed the anti-carbon tax protests.
Anti-carbon tax protests would have ended when the carbon tax was rescinded.
While protests and car-burnings are actually common in France, what’s happening now is much worse than usual and will not go away anytime soon. What observers should know is that this is not about fuel prices or Macron’s incompetence; this is about the fall of the West.
The yellow vests movement has spread to its fifth country, Sweden. Starting in France on 17 November, protests of the anti-globalist movement have been seen in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
French authorities will close dozens of museums, tourism sites and shops on Saturday, including the Eiffel Tower and Louvre, fearing a recurrence of last week’s violence in Paris, officials said on Thursday.
“The billions flow and no one is held accountable. Sweden is run by a bunch of imposters who abuse their power and don’t care about our well-being.”
Oh my! Surely talk like that is illegal!
The protesters, which were in full force by 10 a.m. Friday, but gone by 5 p.m., returned on Saturday. They did not, however, dissuade all shoppers.
Multiple fights broke out throughout the day between demonstrators and counter-protesters. A police captain was attacked during one of the scuffles and taken to Hahnemaan University Hospital, according to law enforcement officials. A 23-year-old man was arrested for that assault.
“…a gathering of ring-wing groups turned violent”
About a hundred people crowded the steps in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill Friday chanting “Send her back” and “Life means life,” in the hopes of convincing the federal government to transfer convicted murderer Terri-Lynne McClintic out of an Indigenous healing lodge and back to a maximum security prison.
Portland authorities allowed a small group of Black Lives Matter and antifa protesters to take over a busy street in downtown Portland over the weekend, where they redirected traffic and bullied drivers — and it wasn’t for the first time.
Five protesters were arrested as violence broke out at the Paris demo as images emerged of French armed police officers tackling protesters, injured people and police using tear gas to control the demonstrators.
Hundreds of people, many wearing orange to evoke life vests, demonstrated Saturday in Paris to back a private humanitarian ship that rescues migrants who are making the dangerous voyage to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea.
If you’re looking for some great footage to view on a pleasant Saturday afternoon, forget Netflix or Hulu and instead, join me for a review of the scene in D.C. right now, as what appears to be dozens of proteseters are being handcuffed during increasingly mob-like anti-Kavanaugh protests.
Anti-racism demonstrators in Hamburg called for safe migration routes and an end to right-wing extremism. The march comes after the eastern German town of Chemnitz experienced several anti-immigrant protests.
Demonstrators plan to meet around 11:30 a.m. Monday before marching onto the Kennedy. The goal is to block both inbound and outbound traffic.
Germany will not tolerate “vigilante justice”, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday, after hundreds of far right protesters staged a violent demonstration following a fatal stabbing that authorities blamed on a Syrian and an Iraqi.