Gilets Jaunes Demonstrations Update to Students

This post is a republished version of an email communication sent by AUP Vice President for Security, Operations and Student Services Marc Montheard to current students on April 13, 2019, about the Gilets Jaunes demonstrations. It is part of our Safety & Security blog that rounds up all the latest news and updates for our community.

Dear Students,

Two main demonstrations have been announced for today: one  will start at Place de la Nation, go through Bastille to finish on Place de la République; the other one will start at Métro Pereire,  go through Place de la République   to finish on Place de la Nation (see declared itineraries below). Both are schedules to start around 11h-13h30.

This Saturday demonstrating on the Champs Elysées and around the National Assembly is again prohibited.

As usual several metro station will be closed at different moments of the day. You can find more details on this  or

Itineraries :

  1. Nation, Bd Diderot, Ave Daumesnil, rue de Lyon, Place de la Bastille, Bd Richard Lenoir, Bd Voltaire, Place de la République.  
  2. Pereire, Avec Villiers, rue Legendre, rue Championnet, Place Albert Kahn, Bd Ornano, Bd Barbès, Bd Magenta, Place de la République, Ave de la République, Bd Ménilmontant, Bd de Charonne, Place des Antilles (Nation). 

Please use caution and stay safe!