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Loire-Atlantique: The Prefect Bans Public Demonstrations and Rallies this Weekend

the Prefect has banned demonstrations this weekend
Rally Saturday, November 14 square Bouffay in Nantes. – F.Brenon

Because of the COP21 of the terrorist threat and mobilizing the police force, all demonstrations are prohibited on Saturday and Sunday, announces the Prefecture …

Demonstrations and rallies on public roads is strictly prohibited this Saturday and Sunday, for whatever reason, announced the prefect of Loire-Atlantique, Henri-Michel Comet this afternoon.

“This decision comes at a time marked by the terrorist threat and attacks of November 13, 2015 in Île-de-France, justifies the prefect.  Any gathering or assembly has serious risks in these circumstances for the safety of those under threat of attacks or disturbances to public order. ”

Opening on November 30th, is the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) “strongly mobilizes internal security forces for the protection of this event and the strengthening of security in public gathering places.” Their work will focus on these missions, “said the Prefect.

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