Yesterday Friday, June 11, while they were pasting posters for the regional and departmental elections, a candidate of the RN of the canton of Arles, Enzo Alias, and an activist were physically attacked by a man armed with a baton.
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On the video posted by the candidate, we see a young man cursing the activists and throwing them a liquid resembling oil, before approaching the camera and making a blow.
The man then allegedly struck one or more batons.
Enzo Alias then posted a photo of his comrade Daniel hospitalized with a broken tibia and concussion, and having to stay overnight in hospital.
He himself had suffered a head trauma.
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The activists quickly received the support of several RN officials, Philippe Olivier, Gilbert Collard, Marie-Caroline Le Pen, Franck Allisio and Jordan Bardella in the lead. The latter, candidate in Île-de-France, challenged the Prime Minister by asking: "
Should we wait for a tragedy before Jean Castex asks for restraint from his ministers?"
", An allusion to recent campaign statements by some members of the government, such as Olivia Grégoire, Secretary of State for the Social Economy, united and responsible, who designated the RN as"
enemy to be slaughtered
", or the Keeper of the Seals Eric Dupond-Moretti, who had announced that he was a candidate to “
drive out the National Rally