Police moved into the monument hours after Friday's occupation began and evacuated the occupiers who are illegally living in France and demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.
Some members of the group identified themselves on Facebook as "Black Vests," and members of a group called the La Chapelle Debout (Standing), a reference to the sector in northern Paris teaming with migrants without shelters and homeless.
One of the occupiers said in a video on Facebook before the evacuation that "they should put our papers in order. We would like to have the same rights as French people."
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