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03:55  13 july  2019
03:55  13 july  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Undocumented migrants calling themselves the ‘Black Vest’ protesters flooded the Pantheon in Paris and demanded the right to remain in France. Some 200-300 undocumented migrants stormed the Pantheon – a popular tourist site and mausoleum – where the most renowned French national heroes

Hundreds of undocumented migrants on Friday surged into the historic Pantheon memorial complex in central Paris , occupying the premises to demand that their status is regularised, activists said. A member of La Chapelle Debout activist group, which helps migrants in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France.

Police on the scene told Reuters an estimated 200 to 300 protesters, mostly from West Africa, managed to get into the Left Bank mausoleum where national heroes including Voltaire and Victor Hugo are buried.

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Undocumented migrants in Paris have come out to demand authorities grant them asylum. But they chose a peculiar destination to bring their request to – the historic Comedie Francaise theater, which they attempted to storm . The protesters wanted a meeting with Comedie Francaise director Eric Ruf

On Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in Paris , visit the Panthéon , masterpiece of the architect Soufflot. Soufflot’s ambition was to outdo the churches of St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul’s in London. The monumental peristyle was inspired by the Pantheon commissioned by Agrippa in Rome.

"We will remain here until the last one of us has been given documents," a leaflet given out by an organizer read.

Young men were chanting "black vests" – a reference to the recent anti-government "yellow vest" protests – while marching around the monument, which is located in the heart of the capital's Latin Quarter, an area popular with tourists.

About 50 to 60 riot police barricaded access to the site of the protest, which was taking place peacefully, and them out of the building in groups.

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen called the occupation unacceptable. She tweeted: "In France, the only future for any illegal immigrant should be getting kicked out, because that's the law."

(Reporting by Forrest Crellin; writing by Michel Rose; Editing by Richard Lough)

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HUNDREDS of undocumented migrants camped out at Paris ’ Charles de Gaulle Airport today to demand that deportations for the country are It comes after around 300 migrants and asylum seekers protested at the Police headquarters in Paris in January. They also held a demonstration in

The Panthéon was the first major monument in Paris . It was built before the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower, and was the first building that offered a panoramic view over France’s capital. It is located in the Latin Quarter, very close to the Jardin du Luxembourg.

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris
Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris

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