Toulouse: What You Need to Know About Act 23 Yellow Vests on Saturday

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An act 23 yellow vests is planned in Toulouse, Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Saturday 20th April, 2019, a new demonstration of yellow vests should take place in the streets of Toulouse. This is what is planned for act 23 of mobilisation.

The mobilisation of yellow vests continues in Toulouse. A new call to demonstrate, Saturday 20th April, 2019 , has been announced on social networks by several groups of yellow vests , and Night Stand and There is no arrangement. For this act of social protest, the procession should not leave the “usual” place.

Departure from Capitol metro

Indeed, on Facebook, organisers call to gather at 2pm in the square Charles-de-Gaulle, at the Capitol metro exit. A symbolic point, while access to the Capitol Square will be prohibited for yellow vests.

The Capitol Square still forbidden

The prefecture of Haute-Garonne has, once again, “decided to ban any event on Saturday 20th April, 2019 between 10 am and 9 pm on the Capitol Square in Toulouse”, which would claim vests yellow. The course followed by the demonstrators has not, for the time being, been announced by the organisers.

A “substantially reinforced” device

While Toulouse was plagued by violent clashes in Act 22, Saturday 13th April, 2019 , the prefecture announced that “any demonstration or gathering causing disturbances to public order will result in an immediate dispersal by forces of order and the arrest of potential perpetrators of violence. “

On the side of the police, the organisation could be much the same as last week. The prefecture adds that “the device surrounding the event has been substantially reinforced by mobile forces. “

Disturbed transport from 1.30pm

On the transport side, Tisseo announced that the  Airport Shuttle as well as lines  L1, L7, L8, L9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 23,  27, 29, 39, 44, 45, 66 and 70  are diverted from 1.30pm, while  Shuttle Downtown  and  Line 31  are suspended.

Early closure of markets and gardens

Finally, the mayor of Toulouse has announced the closure, from 13 hours, the markets of Cristal , Arnaud-Bernard , Jeanne-d’Arc , the Capitol , square de-Gaulle and booksellers (Saint-Etienne square) , but also gardens of Grand Rond , Royal and Compans-Cafarelli . The feast of the San Jordi, planned place Saint-Georges, is also cancelled .

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