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Dijon: tear gas to disperse a demonstration of pro-Turks


On several videos posted on social media Thursday, dozens of protesters can be seen waving Turkish flags and shouting

The day after an intervention by the police to prevent dozens of members of the Turkish community from "fighting" with Armenians in Décines-Charpieu (Rhône), they had to use tear gas on Thursday evening, against a "big sixty" members of the Turkish community demonstrating in Dijon (Côte-d'Or), said the prefecture.

"This is a demonstration, nothing more," she said after videos were posted on Twitter showing dozens of protesters waving Turkish flags and shouting "Allah Akbar" ("God is the greatest », In Arabic) in the city center.

The demonstrators were filmed brandishing their fists as they marched before being repelled by tear gas fire towards the station.

- Jim Cannolo (@CannoloJ) October 29, 2020

A brawl at a Vienna toll

Wednesday evening, in Décines-Charpieu, a city in the Lyon suburbs which houses the Armenian genocide memorial, a demonstration took place after an attempt to block, Wednesday morning, the toll in Vienne (Isère), south of Lyon, by activists pro-Armenia which had degenerated.

"Where are the Armenians": Turks on a punitive expedition to Décines

A brawl had opposed on the A7 motorway "members of the Turkish community to members of the Armenian community", according to the prosecutor of the Republic of Vienna.

Four people were injured, one of whom was hit with a hammer.


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In mid-June, Dijon had been shaken by a show of force by hundreds of members of the Chechen community who had marched through the city for several nights in revenge for the attack on one of theirs, which they said was the act of members of the Maghreb community.

Images of people brandishing weapons, fake or not, and urban violence had been widely disseminated, in France and abroad.

Source: leparis

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