Yellow vest militant 'blinded for life' by French police 'rubber bullet'


A lawyer for Jérôme Rodrigues, a high-profile militant with the 'yellow vest' protest movement who was struck in the right eye when police fired weapons at demonstrators during disturbances in central Paris on Saturday, said his client has been left permanently disabled by a police rubber bullet, in the latest case of dozens of life-changing injuries recorded among demonstrators in recent weeks.  

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A 'gilets jaunes' (yellow vests) demonstrator injured in the eye at a demonstration in Paris will be disabled for life according to his lawyer, reports The Guardian.