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Guadeloupe: two demonstrators against the health pass placed in police custody

2021-10-22T22:35:02.970Z

Two people who participated in a demonstration against the health pass in Guadeloupe, including a union leader, were arrested and ...



Two people who participated in a demonstration against the health pass in Guadeloupe, including a union leader, were arrested and placed in police custody for several hours, we learned from the prosecution confirming information from local media.

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The Secretary General of the UTS-UGTG, Claudine Maraton, and another demonstrator were arrested

"for rebellion"

during a demonstration in front of the CHBT (Editor's note: Center hospitalier de Basse-Terre), told AFP Xavier Sicot, prosecutor of the Republic of Basse-Terre. The custody was lifted around 4 pm and the prosecution

"requested the transmission of the procedure for examination"

, according to the same source.

These arrests took place in a tense social context in Guadeloupe, against the backdrop of demonstrations against the health past and the vaccination obligation.

In recent days, several health establishments in Grande and Basse-Terre have suffered blockages as part of union demands.

A strengthening of the movement is envisaged by Monday, announce the unions.

Source: lefigaro

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