The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Clashes in Sainte-Soline: Sandrine Rousseau believes that the police "are in defense of a political project"


The Green deputy sees in the excesses of the prohibited demonstration "the first stage" of a "water war".

The communication battle continues.

Five days after the violent clashes observed in Sainte-Soline during the prohibited demonstration in opposition to the mega basins, the elected representatives of the left and environmentalists continue to send the ball back to the police.

On Europe 1 this Thursday, EELV MP Sandrine Rousseau even criticized the latter for being "

in defense of a political project


I condemn the violence

”, first declared the elected, before insisting on that of the police, which she considers “



Because “

the violence of the police is done in the name of the state, and therefore we have a problem.


The “moral duty” to protest

Despite the presence of armed militants for some of them, the MP pointed to the "


" that the police have to "

keep the peace

", and therefore not to make use of the "

legitimate violence

" available to them.


I think that there, the strategy of maintaining order is made to support a policy which is illegitimate in the eyes of the French people

", affirmed the elected official, who wishes that the environmental group in the National Assembly seize of the question to call for a "

fact-finding mission

", and thus "

understand the conditions in which the clashes took place


As of last Monday, the Insoumis had announced that they wanted to file a parliamentary commission of inquiry.

Read alsoSainte-Soline: "More than indecent", reacts the boss of the gendarmes about the controversy over the relief services prevented from intervening

While the majority and the right denounce the presence on the spot of left-wing deputies, Sandrine Rousseau has also established a difference between civil disobedience and violence.

The elected representatives of the Republic must fight for the common good and in this case for water

,” she said.

Explaining that this "

justifies disobedience

", which is to demonstrate by "

moral duty

" although the gathering is prohibited.


On the other hand, no violence

," she continued.

Seeing all the same in the place of the day of Saturday “

the first stage of what could be called

the war of water


Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2023-03-30

You may like

Trends 24h

News/Politics 2023-05-28T10:41:48.739Z
News/Politics 2023-05-28T13:21:28.260Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.