Feature - Yellow Vests in France - ACT 4
The Magnum Group
On December 8, for the fourth saturday in a row, an estimated 125,000 people took part in marches across the country. Nearly 90,000 officers had been deployed, including 8,000 in Paris where 12 armoured vehicles were also used. Around 10,000 people demonstrated in the capital, where the scenes were the most destructive. Windows were smashed, cars were burned and shops were looted. Magnum photographers Bruno Barbey, Thomas Dworzak, Lorenzo Meloni, Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Patrick Zachmann photographed the protest in Paris while Jean Gaumy was in Gironde region in southwest France.