France, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Violence during a protest in Paris – Île-de-France, France

2023-10-12: The security forces dispersed a rally on Thursday (12 October) in Paris, Île-de-France Region, after the authorities banned all pro-Palestine demonstrations in the interest of public order. Reportedly, the security forces used tear gas and water cannons during the incident.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.