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26 Jan 2019 | 03:05 AM UTC

France: Nationwide climate rallies to be held on January 27 /update 1

France News Alert

Climate change rallies to take place in Paris and other cities on January 27; associated transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/28/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France, Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Saint-Étienne, La Rochelle, Rennes

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Demonstrations are planned nationwide on Sunday, January 27, to call for greater action to combat climate change. A rally is set to take place in Paris at Place de la République at 14:00 (local time), while demonstrations are also expected in Marseille at Vieux-Port from 14:00 and Place de Terreaux in Lyon from 14:30. Additional rallies are possible in other cities nationwide, including Rennes, Saint-Etienne, and La Rochelle. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are expected near the demonstration site.

As a reminder, significant disruptions are possible in Paris on January 26-27 due to planned protests organized by the "Yellow vest" and "Red scarf" movements.  


Individuals in the abovementioned cities are advised to monitor developments to the situation and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution.


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