The law adopted on the background of long-running protests of the “yellow jackets”
The President of France Emmanuel macron has signed a law on combating huliganstvo, which will allow to toughen control over the conduct of protests in the country. About it reports RBC-Ukraine with reference to the edition Parisien.
The law adopted on the background of long-running protests of the “yellow jackets.”
The new law, in particular, expanded police powers and also allowed the local authorities to prevent the protests of individual citizens, which has previously acknowledged the initiators of the riots.
The head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of France Christophe Castaner said that the law will protect the country from violence and danger.
The bill approved by the French National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) in early February. Then the bill was supported by 387 deputies, 92 MP opposed.
We will remind, large-scale action of the movement of the “yellow jackets” began in France in November 2018 in protest against the increase in fuel prices and turned into riots, pogroms and clashes with police. “Yellow vests” continue to hold protests on Saturdays. The purpose is to Express dissatisfaction with the policy of the government is not seeking, in their opinion, solve the material problems of ordinary citizens.