Mass protests and mass arrests

Массовые протесты и массовые аресты

REUTERS

In France during the mass protests of the “yellow jackets” detained about 700 people, including 575 in Paris alone — it is reported MIA.

Across the country in demonstrations attended by about 31 thousand people.

Paris pulled armored vehicles and about 90 thousand of the guards.

Activists of the “yellow jackets” promised a peaceful protest, but the authorities are afraid of provocations. In the morning, in Paris alone as a preventive measures had been arrested hundreds of people.

On the Champs Elysees in Paris, which has become over the last 4 weeks the center of protests against the economic policies of Emmanuel Macron, the situation is gradually heating up. For the last hour the police have repeatedly used tear gas and stun grenades, mainly in the area of the arc de Triomphe.

In the Elysian fields right now, according to the police, there are about 2 thousand people and about fifteen thousand policemen and gendarmes.

As soon as the situation is heating up increasingly anthem of France “La Marseillaise”, especially the call to take up arms (“To arms, citizens!”), and the slogan “Macron resigned.”

Meanwhile, the French police arrested one of the suspects in the kidnapping machine gun army police during the Paris demonstrations of the “yellow jackets” on 1 December. This was announced by the Paris Prosecutor’s office.

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