PARIS | The Latest: France’s Macron denounces violent Paris protest

PARIS | The Latest: France’s Macron denounces violent Paris protest

PARIS— The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local):
8:10 p.m.

French President Emmanuel Macron is denouncing violent protesters who attacked police and vandalized a Paris monument, promising they will be “held responsible for their acts.”

Macron said Saturday that the protests which have left dozens injured and at least 224 arrested “have nothing to do with the peaceful expression of a legitimate anger.” He says “no causes justifies” attacks on police or pillaging stores and burning buildings.

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