Pensions: Gatherings banned in Place de la Concorde after two nights of violence
The demonstrations that took place on Thursday and Friday evening, hundreds of meters away from the National Assembly, were filled with events.
Gatherings on the Place de la Concorde, as well as on the Champs-Elysees, were banned on Saturday by the Paris police headquarters, After two evenings of demonstrations, there were incidents against use 49.3 To pass pension reform.
“Given the risk of disturbing public order and public safety (…) any assembly is prohibited on the Place de la Concorde public motorway and its surroundings as well as in the Champs-Elysées sector.“AFP in the province.”People who try to congregate there will be systematically expelled by the police.And it could be oral, we added from the same source.
The demonstrations that took place on Thursday evening and Friday evening in the Place de la Concorde, a few hundred meters from the National Assembly, were punctuated by incidents. As night fell, hundreds of people clashed with the police in small groups, hurling projectiles.
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On Friday, when 4,000 people gathered in the square, 61 people were arrested, according to Paris police headquarters. On Thursday, 10,000 people gathered there and 258 people were arrested.
The Place de la Concorde, the largest in Paris, lies at the foot of the Avenue des Champs-Élysées and contains at its center the Luxor Obelisk. It is known in particular that it was one of the places of execution during the French Revolution.