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Nantes: the Big Bang of employment postponed due to an “ultra-violent minority”


The event was to be held Friday and Saturday. Christelle Morançais, the president of the Pays de la Loire Region, attributes this decision to the “violence of an extreme left which will stop at nothing”.

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Christelle Morançais is angry.

The right-wing president of the Pays de la Loire Region issued a scathing press release to announce the postponement of the last stage of the Big Bang of employment.

This was to be held on Friday and Saturday on the island of Nantes, at the level of the Machines.

She attributes this decision

"to the violence of an extreme left that will stop at nothing"


“We must give priority to the safety of the personnel involved, the partners mobilized and the public expected”

, she assures.

While many degradations and clashes with the CRS took place in Nantes during the last two processions against the pension reform, Christelle Morançais says she does not want to "

further complicate the work of the police at a time when their level of commitment is already at its maximum


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Angry at the “chaos”

Ascent, the chosen one does not hesitate to use strong words to describe the current situation.

"It is appalling that, through the fault of an ultra-violent minority, which for weeks has delivered our city centers to chaos, we are forced to cancel a unifying event, geared towards young people", she criticizes

. .

In this, it targets the few thugs who attack street furniture or places considered symbols of capitalism, like banks.

Determined not to leave the

“last word”

to those she describes as

“small groups”

, the president of the Pays de la Loire Region announces that the event should be postponed until next fall.

On March 10 and 11, the Vendée edition of the Big Bang for employment was also canceled.

Nothing to do with the social context.

The decision was linked to the weather conditions and severe weather forecast.

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no carnival

Other major events will not take place in Nantes in the coming days: parades linked to the carnival.

The City of Nantes and the NEMO association have just announced, this Wednesday at the end of the day, the postponement of the daytime parade scheduled for Sunday April 2 and the children's carnival scheduled for Saturday April 8.

The night parade scheduled for Saturday April 15 is also postponed.

“New dates are currently being studied”

, assures the municipality which also attributes the postponement to the

“social movement against pension reform”


According to her, the current context poses difficulties in ensuring

“the security”

of the parades.

As for the garbage collectors' strike which continues, it has an impact

"on the collection of waste and the cleaning of public space"


Source: lefigaro

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