January 8, 2019

Yellow Vests: French PM seeks new law to prevent known rioters from joining protests

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe on Monday announced plans to ban participation in unauthorised demonstrations as the government scrambles to try to end weeks of violent “Yellow Vest” protests.

Eight weeks into an anti-government rebellion marked by weekly clashes in Paris and other French cities, Philippe said the government would back a “new law punishing those who do not respect the requirement to declare [protests],.. Read more.

France24

Related,
Yellow vest protests: France's Édouard Philippe seeks 'unity' after unrest - BBC
French PM says new, tougher laws on unauthorized protests coming in wake of Yellow Vest clashes - RT

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