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Posts tagged as “gilets jaunes”

VIDEO: French Gendarmerie (Paramilitary Unit) Toss Disabled Man Out Of His Wheelchair

Source: Twitter/Brett MacDonald Currently going viral in France is a video that shows members of the Gendarmerie (a paramilitary unit with civil jurisdiction) toss a disabled man out of his wheelchair. The incident took place in Bessan, France: It’s a bit unclear how things got to this point, but after a…

Army Convoy Seen Headed To Paris, France Before Saturday’s Scheduled Protests

Military vehicles were recently spotted on highways traveling towards Paris, France ahead of Saturday’s scheduled gilets jaunes (yellow vest) protests: In other related news, both the Eiffel Tower and U.S. Embassy released statements saying they will be closed on December 8th: Translation: COMPANY OPERATING THERE EIFFEL TOWER PRESS RELEASE Closing…

French Military Officer Posts Image Of Himself Holding Gun With Note: “Yellow Vests, Don’t Give Up!”

An unnamed French military officer reportedly posted an image of his hand holding a 9mm Beretta handgun with a note encouraging yellow vest protesters to not give up. View the image below (click to enlarge): Here are two translations for non-French speaking viewers: #YellowJackets, never let down. A lot of…

Report About “Yellow Vest” Organizer Being Arrested And Jailed Without Trial Is Quickly Taken Down By French Government

The lead organizer of the gilets jaunes protests was reportedly arrested and jailed without trial earlier today. News website Libération posted an article titled “Gilets Jaunes Organisateur Emprionne” which apparently covered the event, but it was deleted almost immediately. Sources report the French government may have intervened due to the…