Also went to the demonstration ban on the Parisian Boulevard Champs-Élysées in France, tens of thousands of "yellow West" on the road. 40'500 people were protesting all over the country, of which 5000 in Paris.
The Minister of the interior, Christophe Castaner informed on Saturday evening in Paris. Last weekend, as it had been in the capital, serious violence, it would have been across the country well-32'000 people.
Serious riots were reported. "All logged-in demonstrations, in Paris and in the regions, were largely quiet," said Castaner. Violence and looting have been prevented according to his words. Throughout the country, but at least 233 people had been arrested.
In Paris, protesters moved in the direction of the Sacre Coeur Church in the tourist district of Montmartre. In order to prevent violence and looting, blocking of the Boulevard Champs-Élysées and other places for demonstrations. The security forces were massively present, for the ban. Also armoured vehicles were to be seen.
Anti-terrorist soldiers in action
for the First time, soldiers of the Anti-Terror-Mission "Sentinelle" were used to protect buildings and places and to relieve the police.
"The "Sentinelle"-the unit is not in contact with the protesters", - assured the new Paris police chief Didier Lallement. The French government of Prime Minister Édouard Philippe had fired Lallements predecessor, Michel Delpuech just a few days ago. The military action was met with cross-party criticism. Castaner said after the country-wide deployment of around 65'000 members of the security forces is satisfied: "The instructions were well applied."
In other cities of the country, there were in Central places also demonstration bans. In nice, it came to clashes between police and protesters, as some of the "yellow West" tried to enter a cordoned-off area. State chief Emmanuel Macron wanted to meet on Sunday evening in the vicinity of nice, and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at a private dinner.
It was already the 19. Weekend in a row, the movement against the reform policies of President Macron protested. Her Anger had sparked in connection with the planned increase of fuel prices. The Protest took, but then wider and wider dimensions. Some of the protesters explicitly demand the resignation of Macrons. (ij/sda)
Created: 23.03.2019, 22:10 PM