Thousands of people along with heads of state are to participate in the march against terrorism. This enormous display of unity will take place in Paris on Sunday. That means today will be an emotional day for France. The French government and its people are organizing this march to express their solidarity against violent and terrorist attacks.
France’s leaders along with world leaders all stood together shouting one creed. Taking risky decisions by being part of this demonstration, Europe, Africa and Middle East felt the need to show solidarity towards the departed ones in this week’s chaotic killings. What is most important is that all leaders were united against terrorism.
As any other planned march, French police has been taking measures of precaution along the entire length of the deliberation. They have been placing shooters on the roofs of buildings. Any measure of precaution was taken so that no more unfortunate events would happen.
The honorable crowd began the march at three o’clock, Paris time. The starting point was the well know open plaza Place de la République then heading East towards Place de la Nation. The route was two and a half kilometers long.
Before the display of solitude commence, the peaceful atmosphere surrounded all Paris. One could even see families mingling with each other, having picnics. The friendly atmosphere was also emphasized by the people’s display of contentment. Some of them were wearing clothing where it was written “Je suis Charlie”, others were draped in France’s flag.
Above all, they all sang France’s motto: “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”. These three words sounded so clear that they were impregnated in all the march’s participants. In this enchanting atmosphere, the people shouted that they are not afraid any more, that: “Nous sommes Charlie”.
This day is to remembered and commemorated for years to follow, as history writes once more its pages. Laurent Fabius whole heartly said that: “This afternoon, Paris will be the world capital in the fight against terrorism.” For a few chilly hours, nations hold hands and warmed the hearts of those who could not participate.
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