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France bracing for bigger, more violent ‘yellow vests’ demos

Last week, a group of demonstrators used a forklift to ram the doors of the ministry of government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux, and a former professional boxer battered two police officers guarding a bridge over the Seine river.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

Macron hopes debate can quell French unrest. So did Louis XVI

“The debates are not an opportunity for people to offload all their frustrations, nor are we questioning what we’ve done in the past 18 months,” government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told BFM TV.

Reuters , Africa Jan 11, 2019

France's Macron reeling as tough stance against 'yellow vests' backfires

The government would not relent in its pursuit of reforms to reshape the economy, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said on Friday, branding the remaining protesters agitators seeking to overthrow the government.

EWN , South Africa Jan 6, 2019

‘Yellow vests’ storm French ministry as protests turn violent

Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux, who was evacuated from his ministry in central Paris when a handful of protesters in high-visibility vests smashed down the large wooden door to the ministry compound, denounced the break-in as an “unacceptable attack on the Republic”.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 6, 2019

'Yellow vests' storm French ministry as protests turn violent

Government spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux, who was evacuated from his ministry in central Paris when a handful of protesters in high-visibility vests smashed down the large wooden door to the ministry compound, denounced the break-in as an "unacceptable attack on the Republic".

News 24 , South Africa Jan 6, 2019

France's Macron reeling as tough stance against 'yellow vests' backfires

The government would not relent in its pursuit of reforms to reshape the economy, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said on Friday, branding the remaining protesters agitators seeking to overthrow the government.

Reuters , Africa Jan 6, 2019

‘Yellow Vests’ storm French Ministry as protests turn violent

Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux, who was evacuated from his ministry in central Paris when a handful of protesters in high-visibility vests smashed down the large wooden door to the ministry compound, denounced the break-in as an “unacceptable attack on the Republic”.

The South African , South Africa Jan 6, 2019

Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant Macron

“We’re fed up with having to pay out the whole time, we’ve had enough of this slavery, we should be able to live on our salaries.” Government spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux escaped from his office through a back door after a small number of protesters broke into the compound and smashed up vehicles.

EWN , South Africa Jan 5, 2019

WATCH: Yellow vest' protesters keep up pressure on Macron, clash with police

On Friday, government spokeperson Benjamin Griveaux said Macron had told ministers they should be more radical in their attempt to reform the country and law and order must be restored.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 5, 2019

France's 'yellow vest' protesters gather on decisive weekend

On Thursday, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux had called on protesters to stay put.

Times Live , South Africa Dec 15, 2018