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31 Dec 2019 | 02:57 AM UTC

France: “Yellow Vest” protest scheduled in Paris December 31

“Yellow Vest” activists schedule rally in Paris on December 31; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

"Yellow Vest" activists have called for a demonstration in Paris on Tuesday, December 31, during a previously scheduled New Year celebration. Participants plan to gather at Avenue des Champs-Elysées from 20:00 (local time) to 02:00 on Wednesday, January 1.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected.

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.