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3 Articles by: André Kapsas

André Kapsas is an independent writer.

The Repression of France’s Yellow Vests Has Left Hundreds in Jail — And Crushed Freedom of Protest

Two years since the start of France’s gilets jaunes movement, hundreds of arrested protesters are languishing in prison, and dozens are still coping with the loss of an eye or a limb. The Macron administration’s brutal crackdown brought a level of police violence not seen in decades — and dramatically reduced the right to protest.