The walls are painted, the exhibits are divided: protesters destroyed a Museum the arc de Triomphe in Paris
An angry mob destroyed several statues, paintings, and painted the walls of the arch. The Museum was closed until the end of the meetings.
In Paris, protesters at rallies “yellow jackets” defeated museums arc de Triomphe. The protesters smashed several statues, destroyed several paintings and painted the walls of the arch with spray paint.
L’@ArcDeTriomphe restera fermé au public demain. @leCMN se met au travail pour rouvrir au plus vite et rendre ce monument à la # Nation pic.twitter.com/aT0U8T3Xl6
— Philippe Bélaval (@PBelaval) December 1, 2018
Chairman of the Centre for national monuments (FMC) Philip Bilawal said that because of this, the Museum will close the entrance for all until the end of rallies.
The total damage to the premises of the arc de Triomphe was estimated at one million euros.
— Philippe Bélaval (@PBelaval) December 2, 2018
During yesterdays #GiletsJaunes protests in #Paris #France, radical groups among the #YellowVests severly damaged historical artifacts inside the @ArcDeTriomphe.
The groups also plundered the interior of the famous monument.pic.twitter.com/9WLds05Ow5
— EHA News (@eha_news) December 2, 2018
We will remind, on November 17 in France began rallies against rising fuel prices. Every weekend protesters take to the barricades: burn cars, block roads and break Windows. The French are unhappy with not only higher prices but also the current government. They urged President Emmanuel Macron to resign, and stated that “people are evil”, they are “not milking cows”.
November 24, the police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the demonstrators. Macron denounced the clashes of protesters with the police. He said that the riots in Paris have nothing to do with the peaceful protest and promised that the perpetrators will be brought to justice.