125,000 people demonstrate across
France, according to the Minister of the Interior, with about 89,000 police officers on duty. 1,385 people are detained. Tear gas and pepper spray are used against the protesters and 135 people are injured.
Hundreds have been detained across France as thousands of security personnel face another day of 'yellow vest' protests.
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2018-11-24 Violent clashes between French police and protesters last well into the night on the Champs-Élysées in Paris over rising fuel taxes. Context: France, Yellow vests movement
2018-10-3 French President Emmanuel Macron accepts the resignation of Minister of the Interior Gérard Collomb. Context: France, Minister of the Interior
2017-03-21 Bruno Le Roux resigns as France's Minister of the Interior amid a jobs scandal involving two of his daughters. Using public funds, Bruno had hired his 15 and 16-year-old daughters as parliamentary assistants while he was serving as a deputy in the French National Assembly. Context: France, Minister of the Interior
2005-11-1 2005 Paris riots continue for the fifth consecutive night, sparked by the death of two Muslim youths from electric shock. The controversy caused by police firing tear gas into a mosque on Sunday night led to families of the dead youths pulling out of a meeting with the French Minister of the Interior Nicolas Sarkozy. Context: France, Minister of the Interior
2005-10-30 Further rioting occurs overnight in the Parisian suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois following the electrocutions of two teenagers, aged 15 and 17, and a third teenager suffering severe burns when they entered a substation whilst fleeing police. Rioters attacked police and journalists. Critics allege that the teenagers were targeted because they were Muslim, though this claim has been denied by French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy. Context: France, Minister of the Interior