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COP21: The Presence of Black Blocs Worries Police

Police worried about violence at the upcoming Climate conference in Paris
Members of the Black Bloc, at an event in Rio de Janeiro, 15 October 2013 – Silvia Izquierdo / AP / SIPA

Fears that violence on sidelines of the Climate Conference, held in Paris at the end of the month …

The threat is not being taken lightly.  According to a document that has be obtained by RTL, police are concerned about possible violence  on the sidelines of the climate conference, the famous COP21, held in Paris from November 30th.  The police indeed fear  “the action of various ultra-left groups” who could benefit from demonstrations to provoke incidents.

Zadistes of Le Bourget?

The note details including the possibility that zadistes settled near the various places where the conference is held, as at Le Bourget. She also mentioned the famous Black Bloc, an anarchist movement born in Germany, which also defines a protest tactic.

Some 5,000 police officers will be responsible for ensuring the security of the conference will bring together nearly 80 heads of state.

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