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Hundreds of yellow vests demonstrate in Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux

2019-08-31T20:02:28.113Z

Act 42 of the yellow vests gathered Saturday, August 31, a few hundred demonstrators across France, including Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Employment, pensions, privatization of Aéroports de Paris or free trade agreements ... In the processions, the grounds for dispute were multiple. & Nbsp;



Act 42 of the yellow vests gathered Saturday, August 31, a few hundred demonstrators across France, including Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Employment, pensions, privatization of Aéroports de Paris or free trade agreements ... In the processions, the grounds for dispute were multiple.

Hundreds of "yellow vests" have once again parade Saturday, August 31 in Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux for the "act 42" of this movement of protest of the policy of the government, found journalists of the AFP.

In Paris, a procession of a few hundred protesters left Gambetta Square, east, shortly before 14 hours. Arrived at the foot of the Sacred Heart, Montmartre, he dispersed quietly in the late afternoon. "Climate, employment, retreats, even combat", "Emergency for emergencies": in the parade, the signs pleaded for a convergence of struggles in this season.

"The pension reform can obviously federate against it," said Isabel and Nathalie, two sisters of 61 and 57 years. Both believe in the promise of a "black September" made by the "yellow vests" to the government. "It is sure and certain, it will start again".

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"What makes me hold is the acute awareness that Macron is tearing apart our social model," says Isabel, denouncing pell-mell the privatization project of Aéroports de Paris and free trade agreements with Canada and Japan.

Like these two Essoniennes, since 17 November Pascal has participated in the "great majority of the demonstrations" of this unprecedented social movement, born against the backdrop of rising taxes before extending to a series of demands. "Seeing people hurt because they were demonstrating" confirmed this subway driver in his desire to hit the pavement. He also wants to believe that "it will inevitably start again in September, especially with the demonstrations against the pension reform".

In Toulouse, 100 to 150 yellow vests took part in a demonstration in the center, intoning their traditional anti-Macron songs. Jean-Pierre, 66, a retired truck driver, says he is coming back from the G7 in Biarritz: "With 700 euros of pension per month, it's normal that I'm still here and I'll be there again the following weeks ".

In Bordeaux, a hundred demonstrators marched in the city center. "Next Saturday, it will resume because there is the summer university LREM in Bordeaux," said one of them, Pascal.

Source: europe1

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