The Yellow Vests will participate on Saturday 12 January in Paris or Bourges (the great gathering does not seem well defined yet) in the ninth act of mobilization, which experienced a weakening during the Christmas holidays but resumed in size during Act VIII.
The context of violence is always present. He also monopolized attention this week with the case of the Yellow Boxer, Christophe Dettinger, who is suspected of assaulting two gendarmes in Paris, and that of the police commander Didier Andrieux, who was accused of striking demonstrators in Paris. Toulon.
And this context, in fact, is one of the reasons why almost half of the French now want the movement of yellow jackets to stop.
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According to a poll Odoxa-Dentsu Consulting, conducted Thursday 10 for Franceinfo e Le FigaroOnly 52% of the French still support yellow jackets, 48% no longer support them.
If all the actors of this social conflict (government in place as opponents and protesters themselves) are held responsible for the violence committed during the demonstrations, in Paris or elsewhere, 63% of the respondents are now mainly of the yellow jackets, but they have been seen as victims from the beginning of public opinion.
As for the broad consultation, the French who participated in this survey are largely skeptical. Therefore, seven out of ten think it will be useless and will not be able to treat all the subjects of society that justify the current grumbling of the people.
Note that another recent survey, conducted by the research company Elabe for BFM, said rather the opposite of the popularity of yellow jackets as it indicated that 60% of the population still supported the movement.
This poll of Odoxa-Dentsu Consulting for franceinfo and Le Figaro was conducted online on January 9th and 10th 2019, using a sample of 1,005 French people representing the French population aged 18 and over.
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