The Prime Minister of France, Jean-Marc Ayrault, today announced the refusal to allow a demonstration in the capital against a film made in the United States and considered offensive to Islam.
Ayrault acknowledged that it had received a request for the protest on Saturday in the courtyard of the rights of man in Trocadero, opposite the Eiffel Tower, but was rejected.
The head of French government, can not afford the extension problem here totally alien to the country, referring to demonstrations in several Arab capitals against embassies and other institutions.
The day before a call circulated anonymously online to protest in several French cities, including Paris, against the film "The innocence of Muslims" whose fragments circulated throughout outraged believers of that religion.
The weekend before an unauthorized march in front of the U.S. Embassy, located very close to Elysee Palace, was broken up by French police and about 150 people were arrested.
Jean Jacques Urvoas, in charge of security issues in the Socialist Party government, supported the position of the Prime Minister regarding the protest.