William Molinié 14:06 p.m., March 27, 2023

This Tuesday will take place the 10th day of inter-union mobilization against the pension reform. While last Thursday's demonstrations were marked by a rise in violence, with clashes between demonstrators and police, the authorities are once again expecting excesses.

Opponents of the pension reform are meeting this Tuesday in the streets for the 10th day of inter-union mobilization. The last day of demonstrations was last Thursday and clashes between police and demonstrators took place in several major cities. Even more serious violence observed this weekend in Sainte-Soline.

Young people increasingly mobilized

According to information from Europe 1, between 650,000 and 900,000 people are expected to march on Tuesday and the authorities expect new excesses in this explosive social context. Another high-risk day for Place Beauvau. In a note obtained by Europe 1, territorial intelligence warns about the mobilization of youth. Young people joined the movement last Thursday: they numbered 30,000, but their participation could double on Tuesday, or even triple.

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Above all, the police fear the radicalization of some members of trade union organizations who could be tempted to join citizen movements or violent groups. On Tuesday, blockades, punch actions in front of schools or on major roads should begin as early as 5 a.m.

Risk of incidents in the evening

In the evening, serious incidents are anticipated in about fifty cities, including cities where the ultra-left is particularly well established. In total, demonstrations will be held in more than 200 cities. In Paris, the procession will start from the Place de la République to Bastille.

Between 70,000 and 100,000 people expected in the capital. Meetings are multiplying today at the police headquarters. The device will be adjusted until late at night, device described as "strong" and "very solid", according to a police source, with more than 5,000 police deployed around the procession.