Protests Continue For A 24th Consecutive Saturday In France

France 24: Unconvinced by Macron's promises, Yellow Vests keep up the pressure

Tens of thousands of Yellow Vest protesters took to the streets for a 24th consecutive Saturday, with many saying the proposals French President Emmanuel Macron announced this week don't go far enough to address the plight of struggling workers.

But the protesters have already made clear the measures don't go far enough.

French police fired tear gas to push back protesters who tried to march towards the European Parliament building in the eastern city of Strasbourg. Protests in Paris remained generally peaceful.

"The Yellow Vest movement has to keep going," said Thierry-Paul Valette, co-founder of Yellow Vest Citizens, saying Macron had "missed a crucial opportunity" to meet with those who have been protesting since mid-November.

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More News On The Unrest In France

French protests mark 24th week despite Macron's pledges -- FOX News/AP
Yellow Vest riots erupt in France for the 24th 'Day of Rage' in a row as police fire tear gas to break up anti-Macron protests -- Daily Mail
Despite Macron's plans, French yellow vests keep on going -- DW
French police, yellow vests protesters clash in Strasbourg -- Reuters
Unions, leftwing parties, join 'yellow vests' march -- AFP
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