France: Thousands protest as 'Yellow Vest' demonstrations return to Lyon

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Lyon on Saturday, as 'Yellow Vest' demonstrations returned to the city. Demonstrators swarmed the A7 motorway, which links the city to Marseille, shutting down the road and causing traffic problems. Others marched from Lyon's central Bellecour Square with lit flares and banners calling for French President Emmanuel Macron's resignation. The... Еще Yellow Vest movement emerged after Macron announced a fuel tax hike to encourage a transition towards greener energy. Despite the French government suspending the tax increases and announcing other measures intended to appease protesters, the demonstrations have continued throughout the country.

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