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“We took acid and pieces of plaster filled with nails”: the testimony of a policeman on the front line against the thugs


TESTIMONY - Week after week, the agents are confronted with the violence of armed and determined extreme left individuals. A policeman from Rennes recounts his experience in the field.

Clashes with the police, scuffles and degradations punctuated the processions against the pension reform in several cities, Tuesday, March 28.

The demonstrations were nevertheless less agitated than those of the previous Thursday.

Some 201 people were arrested and 175 police and gendarmes were injured on Tuesday, according to a report from the Interior Ministry.

Five days earlier, 457 people had been arrested and 441 police officers and gendarmes injured.

Read alsoAcid, bolts, mortars… The forces of order in the face of the violence of the ultra-left

In Rennes, a city where the ultra-left is reputed to be very active, many damages were committed in the city center, where an insurance agency was ransacked.

The police used a water cannon and six people were arrested.

Philippe*, a police officer in Rennes, has been involved in demonstrations for almost twenty years.

We have a stronghold of the far left which is located at Rennes 2 University and which comes out of the woods at the slightest pretext to sow chaos or break the cop

”, he begins…

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Source: lefigaro

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