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New anti-health pass events planned across France this Saturday


The police contacted by Le Figaro expect "new clashes", while a hundred calls to meet have been launched in particular in Paris, Lille, Marseille, Toulon or Saint-Étienne.

The sanitary pass continues to agitate the crowds. New demonstrations are planned this Saturday, July 31 throughout France, while the new anti-Covid law adopted by Parliament will enter into force on August 9. In the ranks of the police, whom we contacted, "

we expect new clashes between protesters and security forces, especially in view of the latest figures of ultra-violence and delinquency

" revealed by

Le Figaro

. As a reminder, the expanded health pass, the flagship measure of the text, will concern in particular bars, cafes and restaurants, but also planes and long-distance trains. It is already in force in cultural and leisure establishments bringing together more than 50 people, such as cinemas.

Read also: Health pass: what consequences for democracy?

A new gathering is therefore scheduled in Paris, on the initiative of the former member of the National Front Florian Philippot, from 2:30 p.m. from the Montparnasse metro station.

The procession should go in the direction of the Ministry of Health, “

under the windows of Olivier Véran

” as the founder of the Les Patriotes party asserts.

Other processions are expected, including one in front of the BFMTV headquarters at the end of the morning, and another in front of the Villiers metro station at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 24, 11,000 demonstrators had beaten the pavement in the capital. Alongside "yellow vests" and angry caregivers, several anti-pass personalities have joined the ranks in recent weeks, such as the singer Francis Lalanne or the deputy Nicolas Dupont-Aignan. Several gatherings are also announced in the Paris region: in Versailles, Melun, Coulommiers ...

In total, around a hundred events are planned throughout France. In Lyon, where 900 people gathered at Place Bellecour on Saturday July 24, the march will start at 2 p.m. at Place Carnot. In Toulon, it is on the Place des Libertés that she will be initiated. In Marseille, the Old Port will fill up from 2 p.m. against 1 p.m. for Place Kléber in Strasbourg. In Lille, the call is launched for 2 p.m. on the Place de la République. Many other medium-sized towns will be concerned, including Périgueux, Caen, Saint-Malo, Châteauroux, Poitiers, Saint-Étienne, Montpellier, Carcassonne ...

Last Sunday, the day after the demonstrations which brought together more than 160,000 people, Parliament definitively adopted, by a final vote of the Assembly, the bill which also provides for compulsory vaccination for caregivers. The deputies thus ended the electric debates with a large vote, with 156 votes for, those of the majority and the right, 60 against, from the left and the RN and 14 abstentions. The Constitutional Council, seized by Matignon but also by left-wing deputies, will rule on the controversial law on August 5.

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2021-07-29

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