Pensions: The Paris Police Headquarters prohibits gatherings on the Place de la Concorde
The Paris Police Headquarters argues “grave risks of disruption of public order and safety”. This Saturday afternoon, after Two evenings of demonstrations were marred by incidents against Use 49.3 To adopt the pension reform, she banned rallies on the Place de la Concorde, as well as on the Champs Elysees.
“Because (…) any assembly on the public motorway is prohibited in the Concorde area and its surroundings as well as in the Champs-Elysées sector,” the prefecture declared. The same source added that “people who try to gather there will be systematically expelled by the police” and may be fined.
Thursday, shortly after Elizabeth Bourne invoked Article 49.3 of the Constitution, which allows a text to be adopted without a vote, except for a motion of censure, the joint unions called assemblies for this weekend. And to the ninth day of strikes and demonstrations on March 23. In the capital, a mass rally is scheduled for 6 pm on Place d’Italia, at the initiative of the CGT Ile-de-France.
61 arrests on Friday
The demonstrations that took place on Thursday evening and Friday evening in the Place de la Concorde, hundreds of meters from the National Assembly, Marred by accidents. As night fell, hundreds of people clashed with the police in small groups, hurling projectiles.
On Friday, when 4,000 people gathered in the square, 61 people were arrested, according to Paris police headquarters. The call was launched on social networks, and was transmitted throughout the day on Instagram or Twitter, after a First restless night the day beforewhich is characterized by many tensions. On Thursday, 10,000 people gathered there and 258 people were arrested.