Skip to comments.France May Day riots – Paris police fight running battles..‘Armageddon’ protest sparks chaos..
Posted on 05/01/2019 9:18:06 AM PDT by caww
RIOTING has broken out in Paris today as thousands gathered for May Day protests dubbed an 'Armageddon by extremist demonstrators..Paris police said 250 people had been arrested, most for public order offences related to the rioting, as cops clashed with 'Black Bloc' anti-capitalists.
Weapons were also confiscated as the police used tear gas, rubber bullets and baton charges to try and restore order.
Thugs from the so-called Black Bloc anti-capitalist movement were involved in running battles with police soon after 1pm (local time).
Black Bloc activists with their faces covered could be seen leading attacks on officers, and smashing up vehicles and shop fronts.
The worst early violence was outside La Rotonde, President Emmanuel Macrons favourite restaurant in Montparnasse.
A CRS riot control officer at the scene said: "Black Bloc agitators were throwing stones and other missiles at us, and we had to charge.
"Tear gas has also been deployed to bring order to the situation. The situation is very tense. There have been 88 arrests reported so far."
Huge parts of Paris are on lockdown today as an unprecedented 7,400 police officers have been drafted onto the streets.
May Day riots are expected in the French capital today, following the months of chaos caused by 'Yellow Vest' protesters.
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Hey, since parts of the city are already smoldering ruins, might as well light up some more of it.
Is Paris Burning?
Yes. Yes it is.
France needs to bring back the guillotine
This gets like no coverage on TV and is almost as big as Venezuala.
Paris seems lost to rioting this year. Are other areas of France still bringing tourists in, or do most just move on to Spain and England? Due to the costs, I don’t expect to do any traveling outside of this country any time soon.
Nothing like being in Gay Parie on May Day.
Is Paris still burning?
Nothing compared to how Paris was in 1968.
If it were Right Wing Extremists doing the rioting, you can bet your sweet bippy these pic would be splattered on all TV screens across the country.
France needs to clean out the moose slime filth from all of France ...
Its Commies vs Commies vs Islamists, this cannot end well
Mildred: Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against?
Johnny: What’ve you got?
Not every objective I see. They aren't the violent ones, and any that are are moles, people that infiltrated to cause problems to make the whole movement look bad.
....Black Bloc thinks France isn’t Socialist enough?
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