Today, there have been more clashes between riot police and protestors on the street, with tear gas and grenades deployed.
Another video features a Porsche in a parking lot with its windows shattered and pink smoke coming out of it.
Police said the injured protester lost four fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament's exterior. Cars, motorbikes and trash bins were set ablaze as the protest moved toward the city's Invalides monument and onto the Eiffel Tower.
"But between the French people and the Italian people there is no problem".
"It goes back to the fact that there are some profits but they're always to the same people".
The French President was eventually forced to abandon the charge in a bid to quell the violence but ended up only firing up protestors keen on getting more concessions from the Government.
The "yellow vest" demonstrators, named for high-visibility auto jackets, began in mid-November over fuel taxes then broadened into a more general revolt against a political class they view as out of touch with the common people.
"We mustn't give up", said pensioner Serge Mairesse, from Aubervilliers, just outside Paris. "We'll be here every Saturday of the year if we have to".
Interior ministry figures issued at 2pm put the turnout across France at 12,100, of whom 4,000 marched in Paris, down on the previous week's figures.
Protests also took place in other French cities, including Marseille, Montpellier, Bordeaux and Toulouse, the BBC noted.
But a YouGov poll of 1,037 people issued on Thursday suggested that almost two out of three people in France (64 percent) still support the movement.
Politicians from across the political spectrum condemned the arson attack on the home of Richard Ferrand, a close ally of Macron and president of Parliament's Lower House.
No one has been hurt and no individual or group has so far been implicated in the incidents.