Yellow Vests Hold Protest in Paris on Bastille Day (Video)

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Organisers have associated this Sunday’s protest with the symbolism of Bastille Day; this year marks the 230th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, which started the French Revolution.

The wave of yellow vest rallies started in France in mid-November over planned hikes in fuel taxes. While the French government has abandoned its plans to raise fuel taxes and introduced other measures to improve the country’s socioeconomic situation, protesters continue to take to the streets across France every weekend for demonstrations to express their discontent with government’s policies.

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At this moment, an uncoordinated protest is taking place in the centre of Paris, and a Sputnik correspondent is live at the scene to stream it.

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