The Extinction Rebellion (XR) environmental group has called for protest and associated roadblocks to be held in Paris on Saturday, October 12. Activists are set to gather at 07:00 (local time) and intend to close an entire undisclosed area to traffic in the capital.
A heightened security presence and significant transport and business disruptions are expected in the vicinity of any protest.
The Extinction Rebellion environmental group has organized disruptive protests around the world since November 2018 to demand increased action to address climate change issues. XR is planning a series of international protests starting the week of Monday, October 7.
Individuals in Paris are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for associated business and transportation disruptions and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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