French media denounce violent ‘yellow vest’ attacks on press

FILE PHOTO: A protester returns a tear gas canister during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Strasbourg, France, January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – French media and reporters’ organisations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by “yellow vest” anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend. Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth […]

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