In Paris during the mass protests of the “yellow jackets” the protesters damaged the arch.
It is reported by Le Figaro.
Protesters daubed the walls of the monument various inscriptions like “Macron resigned,” “Yellow jackets triumph”. Some protesters climbed to the top of the arc de Triomphe, damaging the decorative finish of the monument. Was damaged statues that adorn the arch.
President Emmanuel macron immediately upon return from the G20 summit in Argentina came to the arc de Triomphe. “No reason justifies the desecration of the arc de Triomphe,” he said.
The Arch is now closed to the public. The national centre of monuments of France the robots has already begun on its restoration.
Note that due to the protests in the country may declare a state of emergency. In the riots in Paris, detained more than a hundred people, another hundred hurt during the rallies.
We will remind, in the country thousands of people took to the streets in protest against the high price of gasoline and the increase in the cost of living. President Emmanuel macron called for reconciliation, but has said it will not abolish the new tax on fuel.
The protests in France began November 17. That day in mass rallies attended by about 300 thousand disgruntled.
The protesters are opposed to higher fuel prices. The demonstrators began to wear bright jackets worn by the drivers because of what the movement was called “Yellow jackets”. Is there not here an allusion to the rebellion of the Yellow bandanna in China in the II century ad, is also called the tax oppression?
The protests are gaining momentum through social media and escalate into dissatisfaction with the high taxes, cost of living, and overall dissatisfaction with the economic policy of the President of Macron.