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Anti-health pass protests: the executive minimizes the scale of the crisis but remains on alert


STORY - While about 204,000 people marched through the streets on Saturday to protest against the establishment of the health pass, the Élysée prefers to insist on the some 530,000 French people who received a dose of vaccine on the same day.

It is with serenity but vigilance that the executive followed the demonstrations against the health pass across the country on Saturday.

After having, initially, played the arm wrestling - Emmanuel Macron having himself qualified the “antivax” of




 -, the government seeks from now on to relativize the scale of the movement, despite growing mobilization.

The Élysée notes that if some 204,000 people marched through the streets on Saturday, 530,000 French people received a dose of vaccine the same day.

"We do not take it from the top, but we must be careful of the magnifying glass effect"

, sums up Place Beauvau, where we note the

"very heterogeneous profiles of the demonstrators"

, made up of

"sincerely committed citizens "


" professional agitators "


"The longer the movement lasts, the more the most radical fringes will take power," we


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Several ministers and executives of the majority did not fail to condemn the assault of a pharmacist in Montpellier, qualified

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Source: lefigaro

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