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Ivry: "We want justice, not hatred", the tribute after the death of Marjorie


A yellow march, the favorite color of the teenager who died of a stabbing on May 14, gathered a large crowd this Saturday. His p

Yellow roses, carnations, sweatshirts, scrunchies, armbands, bandanas, scarves and even yellow vests.

This Saturday, many of them were sporting accessories in Marjorie's favorite color.

This 17-year-old girl died on May 14, 2021 at the foot of buildings in the Pierre-et-Marie-Curie district in Ivry-sur-Seine (Val-de-Marne), at the end of the day, stabbed by another minor aged only 14 years old, indicted and imprisoned since.

At the origin of the dispute, a muddle born on Snapchat.

A tussle then this blade which touches in the heart this young girl who would have been 18 years old next July.

Read also Ivry-sur-Seine: after the murder of Marjorie, 17, the city of Hoche stunned

To pay tribute to him, this march was therefore organized, from the town hall.

Behind a banner on which is written "Tous solidaires pour Marjorie", Saïd from the neighborhood center.

“We made it with the children who attend our structure,” he explains.

Marjorie often came to dance.

Sometimes she would hang out in the halls and help the young people.

She was the seed of a social worker.

We share the same suffering as all the inhabitants.


On several T-shirts, Marjorie's sweet face and this phrase: “Call me Marjorie the boss”.

"It was what she said", delivers this participant who did not really know her.

“But I came because it touches me, it could be my daughter.


"It makes me angry to see that a 14 year old kid can take his life for trifles"

In this procession which takes place in the center of Ivry-sur-Seine, there is the family.

And behind, the crowd of those who want to say stop violence.

“It makes me angry that a 14-year-old kid can take his life for nothing.

I am the father of a family and it also scares me to see such violence and such a lack of respect for life, ”storms Fouad.

Ivry-sur-Seine, this Saturday, May 22, 2021. The children of the neighborhood center made this banner.

LP / Nicolas Goinard

Another T-shirt, another face, that of Lilibelle, stabbed to death on February 22 in Saint-Chéron (Essonne).

Betty Galazzo, the mother, had flocked this T-shirt for a walk that was ultimately not allowed.

"I came to give my support, book the person concerned.

As soon as there is a similar drama, I see the one that struck us again.


"There will be a before and an after Marjorie"

The procession sets off then stretches out until it reaches the scene of the tragedy, 1 km away.

Along the way, he was joined by Assa Traoré, activist and sister of Adama Traoré, who died at the Persan gendarmerie (Val-d'Oise), after an arrest.

At the entrance to the neighborhood, a minute of silence is observed.

Poignant speeches follow.

“The fatal blow which struck Marjorie struck each and every one of us, estimates Philippe Bouyssou, the mayor (PCF) of Ivry-sur-Seine.

She had a great future, a great life that was taken away in dire conditions that we all have in mind.

There will be a before and an after Marjorie so that no more child of Ivry-sur-Seine or elsewhere dies under the blows of another child ”.

Cynthia, one of Marjorie's sisters, says, “What we want is justice, not hate.

What we do know is that the teenager who killed Marjorie will pay in regrets and for life.

We will feel nothing for him but pity.


"Today is us and tomorrow, whose turn?"

Odile, Marjorie's mother, remembers what her daughter said to her a few hours before the fact: "Hey, old woman, where are you going?"


The last words she will hear from his mouth.

The mother continues: “On the evening of the drama, I turned 100 years old.

The weekend before, I was dancing with her at our place.

I haven't had the chance to tell her one last time that I love her.

I just want to say:

take care of your children.

Today is us and tomorrow, whose turn?


Ivry-sur-Seine, this Saturday, May 22, 2021. Odile, Marjorie's mother urged people to tell their children that they love them.

LP / Nicolas Goinard

This Sunday, another march, this white one, is organized in Champigny-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne) at 2 p.m., to pay tribute to Mattéo, 17, also cut down by a stab of a teenager, four days after Marjorie, on May 18.

Source: leparis

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