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France's 'Yellow Vest' Protestors March for 20th Consecutive Weekend Despite Bans and Injuries

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Protesters hold placards with letters spelling the "Genevieve" in front of the Pasteur university hospital in Nice, southeastern France, on March 30, 2019, during a gathering in support of Attac activist Genevieve Legay who was badly injured during a "yellow vests" (gilets jaunes) one week prior. - Prosecutors in Nice opened an inquiry to try to establish what happened on March 23 when 73-year-old Genevieve Legay suffered head injuries. Police had initially insisted that no officer pushed the woman, but rectified that position following an internal investigation. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP)        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters hold placards with letters spelling the "Genevieve" in front of the Pasteur university hospital in Nice, southeastern France, on March 30, 2019, during a gathering in support of Attac activist Genevieve Legay who was badly injured during a "yellow vests" (gilets jaunes) one week prior. - Prosecutors in Nice opened an inquiry to try to establish what happened on March 23 when 73-year-old Genevieve Legay suffered head injuries. Police had initially insisted that no officer pushed the woman, but rectified that position following an internal investigation. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

(PARIS) — Yellow vest activists protested across France on Saturday to support an activist injured last week in a confrontation with police and to show that they remain mobilized against the government’s economic policies.


The demonstrators were undeterred by police protest bans or repeated injuries in 20 weeks of demonstrations. So they were out marching again in Paris, Bordeaux and other cities to keep pressing President Emmanuel Macron to do more to help France’s struggling working classes or to step down altogether.

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