French 'yellow vest' boxer jailed for beating riot police

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Former professional boxer Christophe Dettinger, 37, who was filmed on January 5th throwing punches and kicking riot police officers during a 'yellow vest' protest in Paris against falling standards of living, has been sentenced to 30 months in jail, with 18 months suspended, in a court ruling that angered police unions.

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A former French boxing champion has been convicted for assaulting two police officers at an anti-government "yellow vest" protest in Paris, reports BBC News.