For the first Time since the fire, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame met in Paris members of the "yellow West"movement to protests. By noon on Saturday, several Thousand people gathered in the district of Bercy. They were a call to the 23. Weekend protest followed.
The area immediately around the Notre-Dame was closed for the protesters. According to media reports, the Paris police feared that the protesters "radical Block of 1500 to 2000 people" might be, the Chaos will spread in the capital.
In previous "yellow West"protests were lit building, Windows smashed and shops looted. The French interior Minister Christophe Castaner had about the country more than 60'000 employees of the police and the Gendarmerie to mobilize. He expected riots in Toulouse, Montpellier, Bordeaux, and "especially in Paris," said Castaner.
protests for more social justice
It's already the 23. Weekend protest of the "yellow West"movement and the last, before the President of France, Emmanuel Macron on Thursday its reform introduces plans that he has developed under the pressure of the ongoing demonstrations.
The "yellow vests" have been protesting for five months for more social justice and lower taxes. In December, Macron had first announced concessions to the extent of around ten billion Euro, among other things, a higher minimum wage. From mid-January to mid-March, was the President of the citizens also in the context of a "great national debate" ask to turn "anger into solutions". (anf/sda)
Created: 20.04.2019, 13:13 PM