The RT employees were injured during protests in Paris

The RT employees were injured during protests in Paris

Moscow. 24 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — crew members of the French edition of the Russia Today TV channel suffered minor injuries while working on mass demonstrations in Paris against the increase in fuel prices, said the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan.


“The operator RT France a slight head injury, one of the correspondents suffered burns in our stringer was hit by a stone, but we continue to report and give a live broadcast,” wrote Simonyan tweeted.

RT crew and stringer our videoamanda Ruptly injured while covering protests in Paris, where the French require Macron lower fuel prices.

— Margarita Simonyan (@M_Simonyan) 24 Nov 2018

On the RT website States that when the police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators injured reporters, two camera crews RT France, one of whom also received minor injuries.

On Saturday 24th November, about 8 thousand people came to the center of Paris to participate in demonstrations against rising fuel prices, these included representatives of ultra-right movements, told the French media.

The police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the demonstrators who tried to break through the cordon in the district of the Champs elysées to the presidential Palace.

Mass protests in France against the increase in fuel prices began on November 17. According to survey results, more than 80% of French people want the President of France Emmanuel macron and his government reversed the decision on a planned tax increase on fuel.