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17 Nov 2019 | 04:06 AM UTC

France: Right-wing group plans anti-Islamism march in Paris November 17

France News Alert

Right-wing group calls for a protest against Islamism in Paris on November 17; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

Event

The right-wing Génération Identitaire group has called for a march in Paris on Sunday, November 17, to protest against Islamism. Participants plan to gather at 14:00 (local time) at place Denfert-Rochereau, and then march to place Cambronne via rue Froidevaux, rue Jean Zay, place de Catalogne, rue du Château, place des 5 Martyrs du lycée Buffon, boulevard Pasteur, and boulevard Garibaldi.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. Counter protests are possible. 

Advice

Individuals in Paris are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, budget extra time to reach their destinations, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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