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Yellow Vests hold protest in wake of national strike in Paris

France, Paris

Yellow Vests protesters demonstrate in Paris on Saturday, December 14, in the wake of France’s biggest strike since 1995.

On Wednesday, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the details of the universal pension reform system that the government is planning to introduce.

The Yellow Vest protests were initially sparked by a fuel price rise, but quickly spread throughout France and evolved into a general expression of dissatisfaction with the status quo.

Date of startDecember 14, 2019
Time of start12:34
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Yellow Vests protesters demonstrate in Paris on Saturday, December 14, in the wake of France’s biggest strike since 1995. On Wednesday, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the details of the universal pension reform system that the government is planning to introduce. The Yellow Vest protests were initially sparked by a fuel price rise, but quickly spread throughout France and evolved into a general expression of dissatisfaction with the status quo.