Paris braces for more yellow vest protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Argentina for the G20 summit, but he remains firmly in the crosshairs of the yellow vest protest movement that appears to have the support of the French public.

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    The yellow vest rebellion in France began in opposition to fuel tax increases, but has spread to cover a wide range of concerns.

    The protest movement has proven difficult to control, crossing not only social boundaries, but French national borders, as well. An opinion poll this week suggested that more than 70 percent of the public now supports the protesters.

    With additional protests expected, more than 4,000 police were deployed in Paris, particularly to the Champs Elysees, in hopes of preventing the rioting experienced last weekend.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports.


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