‘Yellow Jacket’ protests paralyze Paris and threaten Macron’s government
- The City of Light was a ghost town Saturday.
TheLouvre, the Eiffel Tower, high-end restaurants and department stores were closed, many boarded up; major Metro stops were gated shut; main arteries were blocked by barricades and squadrons of helmeted police carrying riot shields. It was a “day of high risk,” the police warned, recommending that residents not leave home.
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