Yellow Vests: The Oil Deposits of Lorient and Brest Still Blocked

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Blockade at the Lorient oil depot by Yellow Vests

Friday 30th November, the yellow vests and building professionals continue their actions at the oil depots of Lorient (Morbihan) and Brest (Finistère).

The Yellow Jackets had announced everywhere: new forms of action would be considered, to maintain pressure on the state, as the call of those of Saint-Brieuc to VAT at 0% in December .

CRS in Lorient

In Lorient , on the port of the trade, the blockade of the oil depot is still in progress, since Tuesday evening, by professionals of the building. They were joined by yellow vests .

Rue de Seignelay, the tankers can not leave. CRS buses arrived on site.

Philippe, one of the yellow jackets mobilized, tells us that several buses of CRS have arrived. By “precautionary measure. They are not there to dislodge us, “he says after meeting with the police.

Our colleagues from the Telegram said Friday morning that construction machinery had arrived in reinforcement:

High school students mobilised in Brest

In Brest , it is not the Yellow Vests that block the oil depot but the professionals of the construction industry, also mobilised  against the removal of the reduced rate on non-road diesel (GNR),  scheduled for January 2019.

There are reports that high school students also took action this Friday, in several places in the city.

In the morning, at the behest of the Prefect of Finistère, the police also evacuated  the yellow vests camp  on the Quelarnou roundabout in the Froutven area of Guipavas. The makeshift shelters installed by the yellow vests were burned.

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