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France: Police fire tear gas at Yellow Vests in Toulouse

France, Toulouse
November 02, 2019 at 20:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of Yellow Vest protesters in Toulouse on Saturday.

Demonstrators marched under the motto 'Peoples of the world are waking up, let's continue', referring to recent unrest in Chile, Lebanon, Hong Kong and Catalonia.

Nearly 600 people joined the march despite the rain, according to reports. At least four protesters were arrested and one policeman was injured during the rally.

The Yellow Vests protests, which will hit the one-year mark on November 17, were initially sparked by a fuel rise. The movement quickly spread throughout France and evolved into a general expression of dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of Yellow Vest protesters in Toulouse on Saturday.

Demonstrators marched under the motto 'Peoples of the world are waking up, let's continue', referring to recent unrest in Chile, Lebanon, Hong Kong and Catalonia.

Nearly 600 people joined the march despite the rain, according to reports. At least four protesters were arrested and one policeman was injured during the rally.

The Yellow Vests protests, which will hit the one-year mark on November 17, were initially sparked by a fuel rise. The movement quickly spread throughout France and evolved into a general expression of dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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