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  • Demonstrators clash with police Saturday in central Paris. The “Yellow Vest” movement initially began in protest of an increase on gasoline taxes proposed by President Emmanuel Macron’s administration. However, the protests across France have grown over the past few weeks to represent overall dissatisfaction with the cost of living. Photo: IC_Gallery: France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests
     
     
    Demonstrators clash with police Saturday in central Paris. The “Yellow Vest” movement initially began in protest of an increase on gasoline taxes proposed by President Emmanuel Macron’s administration. However, the protests across France have grown over the past few weeks to represent overall dissatisfaction with the cost of living. Photo: IC
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Gallery: France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Demonstrations began as a protest against higher gasoline taxes, but have since grown to represent dissatisfaction with the cost of living

12.05.2018
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Demonstrators clash with police Saturday in central Paris. The “Yellow Vest” movement initially began in protest of an increase on gasoline taxes proposed by President Emmanuel Macron’s administration. However, the protests across France have grown over the past few weeks to represent overall dissatisfaction with the cost of living. Photo: IC
Riot police clash with demonstrators Saturday in front of the Arc de Triomphe during a Yellow Vest protest. Photo: IC
Demonstrators gather in front of the Arc de Triomphe. Photo: IC
High school students protest on Monday in Oulon, France. Photo: IC
Students start a garbage fire Tuesday during a protest against education reforms in Bordeaux, France. Photo: IC
Students demonstrate against education reforms in Bordeaux. Photo: IC
Students protest education reforms Tuesday in Toulouse, France. Photo: IC
The “Yellow Vest” protests left a Starbucks window damaged Tuesday in Paris. Several ATMs were destroyed, and numerous luxury stores on the Champs Elysées were also damaged during the demonstrations. Photo: IC

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Gallery: France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests