Hundreds of undocumented migrants entered the Pantheon on Friday at midday. An occupancy to claim their regularization and an appointment with Prime Minister Philippe, according to concordant sources.
The evacuated tourists
A member of the collective "La Chapelle Debout", a migrant aid group, inside said that 700 migrants and supporters entered the community early in the afternoon. "We are tired of dozens of CRS, the helmet in hand. (...) The atmosphere is good child.There are many statements on racism, our demands," she explained , stating that "the tourists have been evacuated".
A video posted on Twitter showed several hundred people under the dome of the Pantheon, at the foot of the statue of the Convention chanting "Black Vests! Black Vests!", Name of a group of migrants living in homes or on the street in the Island -of France.
Surprise action of the Black Vests who currently occupy the Pantheon and claim the regularization of undocumented migrants and a meeting with Prime Minister Édouard Philippe. GiletsNoirs # # # Paris Pantheon
@ Chapelledeboutpic.twitter.com / KOYkMOmX8d
In a statement, they present themselves as "undocumented, voiceless, faceless for the French Republic" and ask "papers and housing for all". "Many people have been living without rights for years, and the prime minister is being called upon to call for exceptional regularization.There has been no exceptional regularization since Mitterrand's takeover in 1981," explained Laurent. member of the collective "Rights Front!" present outside the building.
The collective "black vests" regularly conducts punches in support of undocumented migrants. In June, they briefly occupied the headquarters of the group Elior, Defense, to "denounce his business" with undocumented "undeclared".