The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Pensions: a SUD-rail activist lost the use of his eye during the demonstration in Paris on Thursday


The event took place at the head of the procession "just before arriving at the Opera", according to a union representative.

An activist from the SUD-rail railway union was seriously injured in the eye during the demonstration Thursday in Paris against the pension reform, his union said on Friday, a delegate of which then clarified that the railway worker would have lost the use of his eye.

The surgeon told him that he would no longer see with his left eye

,” said Friday evening Christophe Huguet, SUD-rail delegate of the Technicentre South-East Europe, in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, where his colleague works.


He had surgery last night and this afternoon we received a message written by him via his family

," said the union representative.

Read alsoRetirements: between arrests and prosecutions, a Meccano difficult to build

It happened in Paris, at the head of the procession, just before arriving at the Opera.

We think he received a burst of an encirclement grenade but we do not yet know precisely

, ”added Christophe Huguet, himself present in the demonstration.

A little earlier in the day, the union denounced in a press release “

the explosion of police violence


We warn the government about its strategy of repression of the social movement in an attempt to silence it

”, is it written.

In Paris, several SUD-rail activists suffered completely uncontrolled and uncontrollable police attacks

”, denounces the trade union organization, citing the case of this railway worker and another, “

beaten up

” and who had “

open skull



This violence in the demonstrations must stop immediately

", claims SUD-rail which calls "

all the railway workers and railway workers to harden the movement, as a sign of protest and solidarity


Source: lefigaro

All life articles on 2023-03-25

You may like

Trends 24h

Life/Entertain 2023-05-29T03:23:52.794Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.