In France, the capture of the “yellow West”-leader Eric Drouet for outrage. The arrest was produces “a completely unjust and arbitrary,” said his lawyer in the night to Thursday. The left and right Opposition, called the police action an “abuse of power” and a “violation of political rights”. The government defended the action against Drouet, who was arrested on Wednesday evening in Paris, on Thursday morning, remains in police custody was.

The truck driver Drouet, the television appearances of a symbol and a kind of spokesman of the “yellow West”movement in France, was arrested in the vicinity of the boulevards, the Champs-Elysées. To him, the organization is accused of a non-notified Demonstration. He was already on 22. December, at that time, due to “carrying a prohibited weapon” – a stick. The process for this is to the 5. June take place. Also had to go to a police hearing, after he had called protesters on TV, in the presidential Palace “to go in”.

a Few dozen protesters had been waiting for on Wednesday night at Drouet in the vicinity of the arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysées. He had called in a Video on his Facebook page of the Demo. On the way there he was detained but.