So­cial me­dia trend re­port

Gulf News - - Your Turn - — Com­piled by Rabab Khan/ Com­mu­nity In­ter­ac­tiv­ity Edi­tor

#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”

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