In Paris, demonstrated on Sunday, several thousand "Rotschals" against the protest movement of the "yellow vests". The rally continued in the afternoon, in rainy weather from the Place de la Nation in motion. The participants, many of which are red scarves, wore, went, according to his own information against the violence on the outskirts of the "yellow West"protests and for the institutions of the Republic on the road. On the day before the "yellow West" the country had mobilized far a total of 69,000 people, it came again to riots.
The number of participants in the Demonstration of the "Rotschals" fell short of expectations. The organizers had expected in the morning with at least 10,000 participants - as many had previously been prohibited on the Online network Facebook, your participation in the "Republican March of freedom," in the French capital.
At the top of the Demonstrationszugs the activists chanted "Yes to democracy, no to the Revolution". To see more of France-flags, and a handful of Europe-flags were. Some of the participants wore T-Shirts with inscriptions such as "I love my Republic" or "stop the violence".
the Initiator of The "Rotschals", Laurent Soulié, close to the party of The Republic movement (La République en Marche) President Emmanuel Macron. The engineer from Toulouse, had launched the idea to the Demonstration in mid-December, Facebook. The mark of the red scarves is a protest group that demonstrated since late November against the road blocks of the "yellow vests".
In Paris demonstrated, according to which around 4000 "yellow West"
This had brought on the eleventh day of Protest Saturday in a row, a total of 69,000 Frenchmen on the road, as the interior Ministry announced. In Paris, around 4,000 of the "yellow West demonstrated" against the reform course of the President of Macron.
In comparison to the previous Saturday, the participants declined slightly. Last weekend, the country had involved far as 84,000 people, in Paris it had been 7000.
In the capital, it came at the Place de la Bastille, clashes between police and protesters. The security forces used tear gas and water cannons to protesters push back, the projectiles they threw at the police. According to the Prefecture, 22 people were arrested.
Jérôme Rodrigues, one of the mouthpieces of the "yellow West", was seriously injured on the eye. He was of a rubber police bullet hit, said his lawyer, Philippe de Veulle on Sunday the TV channel BFM. "He will be hampered all his life." The projectile had been collected by other protesters as a piece of evidence.
activists had called for a "yellow night" at the place of the Bastille
The use of rubber shot is controversial. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner had announced that the security forces with body cameras to document the operations better. The left-wing opposition politician Jean-Luc Mélenchon called for after the violation of Rodrigues to withdraw Castaners.
bumps there were in the "yellow West"-strongholds of Toulouse and Bordeaux in the southwest of France and in the South in Montpellier and Avignon, in several Western cities of France.More about
France tens of thousands of "yellow West" protest – and Sunday "Red scarves"
for the First time, had activists at the Bastille, where he called the place a "yellow night". Model of the social movement "Nuit debout", the reform of the previous socialist government protested in 2016 against the labour law. The Assembly has been completed, according to AFP journalists. (AFP)