Social media trend report
#YellowVests: French riot police fired tear gas canisters at “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris yesterday, during the planned demonstration against high cost of living and taxes in the country. At least 500 people were detained, according to media reports and nearly 8,000 police officers were deployed in Paris. Social media users from the city shared pictures and videos from the protests.
“Voices of the #YellowVests are echoing in the streets of Paris.”
“There are no tourists walking. There are only protestors on the streets in #Paris! #giletsjaunes #YellowVests”
“We all have yellow vests on! #YellowVestParis #YellowVests #GiletsJaunes”
“Didn’t take long! The riot police are already using tear gas against the #GiletsJaunes. It certainly is going to be a long day for the state. #YellowVests”