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PARIS | Strong police presence in Paris before planned protests

PARIS — A strong police presence has deployed in Paris before planned demonstrations by the “yellow vest” protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous violet protests and rioting. Security forces in riot gear were deployed Saturday morning around central train stations and along the famed Champs-Elysees boulevard, where shops were closed and boarded … Continue reading PARIS | Strong police presence in Paris before planned protests

PARIS | Paris on lockdown ahead of planned protests

PARIS — Drastic security measures will put a lockdown on downtown Paris on Saturday as French authorities try to prevent another outbreak of violence during anti-government protests. In addition to the 8,000 police forces that will be deployed in the French capital city, the Paris police prefect has identified 14 high-risk sectors that will be … Continue reading PARIS | Paris on lockdown ahead of planned protests