Blog note: Matthew 24:12. The ‘end times’ or ‘latter days’ before the Tribulation are described as ‘love waxing cold’ among many, violence and lawlessness. Revelation also describes a time of great income inequality, great poverty and extreme wealth. There are many prophesies and comments made by Christ regarding the times before the Tribulation, Great Tribulation and his second coming which takes place on the very last day of the Great Tribulation. All one has to do today is to look at what is happening in France (yellow vest revolts), Mexico (drug cartel wars), Brazil, violence in countries in the Middle East, violence in countries in South America, Ethnic and Tribal violence in Africa, extreme unrest in Brazil, Chinese resistance to dictatorship … the list goes on and on. I don’t know that there is NOT a country on the planet right now that is not faced with some type of extreme, internal unrest or violence and lawlessness. Some of it pertains to politics, some of it pertains to religious dogma, some of it pertains to economics and the war between the ‘have’s’ and the ‘have not’s’. A time of unprecedented violence and lawlessness around the entire world. End of note.
Police employ tear gas & water cannons as Yellow Vest protests enter 9th week (VIDEO)
Published time: 12 Jan, 2019 15:35Edited time: 12 Jan, 2019 18:52. RT
Yellow Vest demonstrators returned to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday, and some were met by police with tear gas and water cannons as the authorities pledged zero tolerance to violence.
More than 84,000 people took part in the protests in Paris, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, and other cities, according to Interior Ministry data.
Around 8,000 demonstrators, both locals and those coming from other parts of the country, were rallying in the French capital. Some 5,000 riot police with special equipment and armored vehicles oversaw the protests.
Clashes eventually erupted at the iconic Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe, with police using tear gas and water cannons to calm the angry crowds. In Paris alone, 156 people were arrested during the standoff, with most of them put in custody, the law enforcers said.
“We’ve come to Paris to make ourselves heard, and we wanted to see for ourselves at least once what’s going on here,” a man, who travelled to Paris from western France to attend the protest, told AFP.
Around 1,000 demonstrators also made their way to the hippodrome and caused a delay of races in the horseracing town of Chantilly, north of Paris.
In Nimes, police deployed tear gas against protesters after a tense standoff in the downtown.
17 people were also arrested during clashes in Bourges in central France, where the local authorities said that 5,000 were rallying. The French government earlier vowed zero tolerance for violence at the protests, with 80,000 security personnel deployed across France on the weekend.
The Yellow Vest movement, which took its name from the high-visibility jackets worn by the demonstrators, kicked off in November over a government-proposed hike in fuel taxes. As the weekend protests saw more people participating and started turning violent, the government dropped the planned increase.
But the demonstrations continued as the movement morphed into wider discontent with President Emmanuel Macron’s pro-business agenda, a decline in living standards, and growing inequality.
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