the capital of France is preparing strict security measures at the turn of the year. On new year’s eve in Paris, about 12,000 police on duty, said police prefect, Michel Delpuech on Monday in an Interview with TV channel LCI.

6000 other forces – including firefighters and first responders are being Added. In the whole country and more than 147,000 forces, according to the Ministry of the interior. Also, the “yellow vests” have been announced for new year’s eve demonstrations.

The Parisian Boulevard Champs-Élysées, where hundreds of thousands of Revelers, the police again especially intense. Any Person who wants to enter the Boulevard, will advance in a controlled manner, Delpuech. Glass bottles or pyrotechnics are prohibited. On the showcase Boulevard of the year will be celebrated exchange with a fireworks display at the arc de Triomphe. Otherwise, fireworks, prevails in Paris as every year – and fireworks ban.

in addition to the in France, the ongoing terrorist threat, the security forces are faced with the announced demonstrations by the “Yellow West” against the reform policy of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. The protest group has announced, among other things, for the new year’s eve celebrations on the Champs-Élysées for a Demonstration.

On Facebook, the talk is of a “festive and non-violent” Protest. Until Monday afternoon, nearly 9000 people have announced on the platform of their participation. In demonstrations of the “yellow West” had there been in the last few weeks in Paris serious violence.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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