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The fate of the Yellow Vests

What were the strengths of the Yellow Vests and what are their weaknesses? Nicolas Maury, a blogger at Perspective Communiste, writes about the movement which continues despite repression and violence against them

Now the Gilets Noirs: Undocumented migrants fighting for rights and dignity in France

Inspired by the Gilets Jaunes, the black vest movement is highlighting the plight of undocumented migrants in France and taking forward the fight for their rights

30 weeks of Yellow Vests: a movement at a threshold

Thousands took part in the weekly protests in cities across France. While these agitations have channelized popular anger against president Emmanuel Macron, they have not been able to develop a political project

‘March of the Wounded’ marks 29th week of Yellow Vests protests

The marchers also registered their strong opposition to the 5.9 % hike in the power prices of the state-controlled utility, Électricité de France S.A. (EDF)

Yellow vests Yellow Vests hit the streets for the 25th consecutive week

In the city of Metz, thousands of yellow vests and environmentalists joined forces to protest at the venue of the meeting of environment ministers of the G7 countries

In their tenth week of protests, Yellow Vests face brutal police crackdown

Reports say that the Disarm collective, a local group that campaigns against police violence, has counted 98 cases of serious injuries till now, including 15 cases of people losing an eye to rubber bullets

Ahead of Brexit vote, thousands march demanding Theresa May’s resignation

The protesters, many of whom were clad in yellow vests, marched under the banner ‘Britain is Broken.’ They demanded the conduct of general elections and called on working people to play an active role in resolving the crisis

Yellow Vests wave continues with broader, transformative demands

Belying claims by critics that the movement was weakening, 50,000 protesters took to the streets of France over the weekend. Their demands included constitutional reform to introduce referendums on various issues

Gilets Jaunes Thousands protest hikes on fuel taxes across France

Across France, people are protesting the hike in taxes on fuel, wearing yellow vests and giving the movement the name Gilets Jaunes

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