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At least 71 arrested within the demonstration towards the pension reform in Paris

For causes of public order, protests have been prohibited within the Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Élysées. The opposition accuses Macron of not respecting the structure” and of “governing towards the individuals” Protesters have damaged into the Halles de the french capital

At least 71 individuals have been arrested in Paris in a brand new day of protests towards the pension reform imposed by the Government of President Emmanuel Macron and introduced on Thursday utilizing Article 49.3 of the Constitution, which suggests the approval of any norm with no vote. so long as a movement of no confidence just isn’t imposed.

The mobilizations happened this Saturday all through France, with particular incidence in Paris, the place at 8:00 p.m. the Motorized Brigade for the Repression of Violent Action (BRAV-M) of the Police intervened and used tear fuel towards “rioters who’re making an attempt to create barricades and setting rubbish cans on fireplace,” in response to a police supply.

“In the presence of a large number of thugs, the organizers have requested to dissolve the demonstration,” mentioned the identical supply, quoted by the newspaper ‘Le Figaro’.

The day in Paris is marked by a controversial ban on demonstrations within the Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees because of the threat to public order and safety, in response to the authorities, quoted by BFMTV tv.

The supply consulted has warned that individuals who attempt to collect in these areas will likely be evicted and doubtless fined in the event that they break the ban.

Instead, protesters have damaged into the Halles buying heart within the French capital. Videos posted on social media present protesters getting into the mall’s premises regardless of opposition from safety guards.

Within the framework of those protests, the union (General Confederation of Workers (CGT)) has reported the closure of the Total Energies refinery in Normandy. “The refineries go on strike one after the opposite. The motion guarantees to be larger than that of October 2022. In addition to the oil depots they’re on strike! FILL THE TANK!”, the union has printed on Twitter.

In Paris, the working class, the scholars, the favored battle doesn’t cease within the streets towards neoliberalism, barricades are lit all through the town, the demonstrators launch fireworks towards the gendarmes who assault and launch gases… France in Revolution! pic.twitter.com/deq5guIMfE

– DAViD.cu (@Dvd_qva) March 18, 2023

There have additionally been mobilizations with 1000’s of attendees in cities akin to Marseille, Toulouse, Nantes or Gap. In Marseille, 1,500 attendees have been counted within the General De Gaulle sq., in response to the Police. In Nantes there have been nearly 9,000 attendees, in response to ‘Ouest France’.

political battle

From the opposition they proceed to criticize the Government, which they even say is “not respecting the structure” and “governing towards the individuals”, within the phrases of the deputy of La France Unsubmissive Antoine Léaument.

A brand new appointment is scheduled for Monday to debate the textual content of the reform with the main position as soon as once more in Los Republicanos, whose help might result in the approval of a movement of no confidence towards the Macron authorities.

Following the vote on the movement of no confidence, the Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire, charged towards the opposition in an interview with ‘Le Parisien’ by which he known as on the Republicans to “regain their spirits” and “abandon all political stance. For Le Maire it’s “a farce” that conservative deputies can vote alongside the acute left.

As of in the present day, not less than 4 of the 61 deputies of Los Republicanos within the National Assembly will vote in favor of the movement of censure of the LIOT group –Freedom, Independents, Overseas and Territories–.


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