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Serious injuries inflicted on Yellow Vest protestors are unprecedented, say French ER doctors

Serious injuries inflicted on Yellow Vest protestors are unprecedented, say French ER doctors

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Doctors, activists and others are sounding the alarm over the number of serious injuries suffered by Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement activists at the hands of police during the past several weeks. The French Interior Ministry has claimed that in the first nine weeks of the Yellow Vest protests around 1,800 protesters and 1,000 police officers have been injured but have not separated out those with serious injuries, L’Express reports. Doctors in France’s emergency rooms say that some of the injuries have been extremely serious, blaming the police use of “flash-ball” shots which have led to some of the most serious injuries, including at least four protestors, two of them women, who have lost an eye and suffered some form of disfigurement. Comment: Prominent Yellow Vest activist shot in the head by French police – Becomes 18th protester to lose an eye Documentary filmmaker David Dufresne has revealed the details of some of the most serious injuries, listing protestors who have…
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