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Vests Protest: Vest Movement and Counter

vests protest: What happened in New Zealand was because somebody was radicalized and was pushed and broke, said counter protestor David Williamson, according to CTV. The Yellow Vest movement might not be advocating violence, the Yellow Vest movement might not be saying shoot people,' but there are fringe elements that are welcome. This weekend, the Yellow Vests protest at the Alberta legislature was met by a counter rally, inspired by the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque massacre. Fifty people were killed, and another 36 people hospitalized, by suspect shooter Brenton Harrison Tarrant on Friday. Williamson's fellow counter protestors told CTV News they wanted to speak out against radical organizations that have infiltrated the Yellow Vest movement. Tarrant had previously posted an anti-immigrant manifesto, and, during a live broadcast of the killings, appeared to make a hand sign associated with white nationalists. ( As reported in the news.