A masquerade, a hoax, smoking.
"This is how David Belliard, elected Europe-Écologie-Les Verts (EELV) and deputy of Anne Hidalgo at the mayor of Paris, described on Sud Radio the" states general of secularism "launched by Marlène Schiappa, minister in charge of Citizenship, Tuesday April 20.
According to him, the latter does "
what the government knows how to do best (...), asking people for advice when they have already decided (...)
These States General come after the vote of the law on separatism on which the questions of secularism were debated
", he regrets.
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The elected Parisian denounced the fact that these States General only invited to debate a "
very small part of the intellectuals
" while this event would have deserved, according to him,
"a peaceful debate"
He also believes that these working groups "
rather resemble a General Assembly of the National Assembly
Marlène Schiappa is "the main VRP of the National Rally"
The representative of EELV also attacked Marlène Schiappa, accusing her of "
" and "
According to him, the minister “
” EELV and plays “
the game of Marine Le Pen by stirring up hatred, by stirring up opposition and by caricaturing the positions and decisions taken by environmentalists
According to him, the recent controversies which concern certain elected environmentalists have been "
" by the minister, whom he describes as "the
main VRP of the National Gathering
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This position taken by David Belliard is part of a series of attacks by environmentalists against Minister Marlène Schiappa in recent days. In
Le Journal du Dimanche
, the latter affirmed, on the announcement of the holding of these States General, that she wanted "to
get out of the pincers between on one side the far-right identitarians and on the other the indigenous people. and Europe Écologie-Les Verts
Monday, April 19, on France Info, EELV MEP Yannick Jadot reacted strongly to the minister's remarks, accusing her of "
making propaganda (...) against environmentalists
Has this minister not lost sight of the fact that the threat against the Republic is the extreme right?"