They will not be able to express their anger for a second week in a row.
The demonstration in the streets of Paris by several teacher unions scheduled for Thursday to demand "strong responses" in the face of the "chaos" caused by the health crisis, was banned by the Paris police headquarters, the request having been made "outside deadline, “we learned on Tuesday from concordant sources.
The unions FSU, CGT Educ'action, FO and SUD Education, as well as the FCPE, the first organization of parents of pupils, and the high school student movements FIDL, MNL and La Voix lycéenne called for "continuing the mobilization" after the very followed last Thursday, by engaging "in a new day of action Thursday, including by the strike".
“The Paris police headquarters refuses to authorize the demonstration organized by the inter-union of Île-de-France.
Not content to remain deaf to the anger and demands of the National Education staff, the government, through its representative, denies them the right to express it by demonstrating in Paris, ”regrets the CGT in a press release.
An appeal has been filed
The union considers this decision of the prefect of police "unacceptable" and says "demand that the constitutional right to demonstrate be respected".
“After a successful demonstration, on January 13, the police prefecture prohibits the expression of the demands of the personnel following the announcements made by the Prime Minister (…) The FSU strongly protests and demands that the ban on demonstrations be lifted” , asked this union in another press release.
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Faced with this ban on demonstrations, the FO union says “maintain (its) wish to gather in front of the Ministry of Education, that same day, Thursday”.
"The reason for this refusal being the non-respect of the too short deadlines between our request and the date of the event, we would like to point out that the deadlines were even shorter between the decision to put in place the last health protocol in the establishments. and its enforcement,” the union wrote in a statement.
A graceful appeal was sent by the unions.
According to a source familiar with the matter, “they were counting on each other to make the declaration, suddenly they are out of time.
So the demonstration is prohibited”.
And if they come all the same, "it's a crime", we warn.