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07 nov. 2018 | 09h56 UTC

France: Protest and roadblocks expected nationwide November 17

France Alerte de sécurité

Nationwide protests against rising fuel prices to take place in France and Belgium on November 17; significant traffic disruptions expected (roadblocks)

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/11/2018, 12h00 until 17/11/2018, 11h59 (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France, Belgium

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Nationwide demonstrations denouncing rising fuel prices and a planned fuel tax are expected across France on Saturday, November 17. Organizers of the so-called "yellow vest" movement have called on participants to engage in slow-rolling protests (go-slows) to block roads and highways. Significant traffic disruptions in the vicinity of demonstrations are to be anticipated throughout the day. Blockades are expected on roads around major urban centers - including Paris, Lyon, Nantes, and Bordeaux - as well as on main highways, such as A8, A5, A6, A9, and A7. Actions seem to be mostly concentrated around urban areas, rather than within the cities themselves.

Associated demonstrations are also expected in Belgium on the same day. 


The government is planning a tax increase on fuel prices, including gasoline and diesel, beginning on January 1, 2019, to promote environmentally friendly practices.


Individuals in France and Belgium are advised to monitor developments to the situation, allow for extra time to reach their destinations, and avoid all protests as a precaution.


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