After eight weeks of rebellion against the French government by the movement of yellow jackets who reject economic measures from President Macron ,
French Prime Minister said today that the government would support "a new law that punishes those who do not respect the requirement to report protests, those who participate in unauthorized demonstrations, those who arrive at demonstrations and wearing face masks" and will prevent riots and to prevent demonstrations of the movement of yellow jackets
He also announced plans to ban "rioters" known to the authorities from participating in the demonstrations, in the same way that football fans were prevented in the past from playing.
He said: "This action was successful," noting that the stadium ban
"Problem makers pay for damage"
In the future, Philip said, the burden will be on "rioters, not taxpayers, to pay for the damage" to businessmen and property during the protests, which began peacefully in mid-November because of their objections to taxes but quickly became extreme.
Many protesters are demanding the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron. These demands have been rejected as undemocratic by the government.