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Canada Coronavirus: Residents denounce police violence during confinement

15:55  10 april  2020
15:55  10 april  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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"Targeted and violent checks": since the beginning of confinement, residents of popular suburbs denounce police violence , videos support, during police checks. On March 23, a week after the start of containment in France, Yassim, 30, posted a video. "They smashed my head twice against the wall and they put a flashball butt on my head," said the resident of Ulis ( Essonne ), his face swollen.

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The next day, another video, also taken at the Ulis, provoked outrage on social networks. This time, we see Sofiane, 19, beaten by the police and brought under a porch from which emanate her shrill cries. The young man, who was prescribed three days of ITT, "is still traumatized" and has not been able to return to work in logistics at Amazon, according to his lawyer Samim Bolaky.

Several similar cases

The two men complained and requested the seizure of the General Inspectorate of the National Police (IGPN, the police force). The Evry public prosecutor's office opened two judicial inquiries into acts of violence by a person holding public authority. "Beyond these two cases, there have been a number of cases in France, the common denominator of which is the police and the suburbs," said their lawyer, Me Bolaky.

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According to the national police, "it should be recalled that, in the face of individuals who were sometimes deliberately reluctant to respect confinement, force could have been legitimately used to subdue people who cursed, even spit on the police or even tried to take it from them physically. " "With confinement, our neighborhoods have become an amusement park for the police with targeted and violent controls," accuses Assa Traoré, anti-racist activist and sister of Adama, a young man who died during his arrest by the gendarmes in the Val -d'Oise in 2016.

"The criminal procedure code is the same for everyone"

For her, "it is important to take into consideration the factors that push some young people to leave: cramped housing, family breakdown, violence". For his part, the prefect of Seine-Saint-Denis Georges-François Leclerc assured Thursday that "the rules of confinement are generally respected" and that "it was not necessary to stigmatize the department".

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"The code of criminal procedure is the same for everyone, you cannot fine a person from a bourgeois city center who does not present a certificate and make a throttling key in the suburbs", judge Me Mourad Battikh, whose client, from Seine-et-Marne, underwent ventral plating during his arrest, a decried immobilization technique.

Since the start of containment, the IGPN has received five complaints, according to a police source. At the end of March, several associations, including Human Rights Watch and the League for Human Rights, had alerted the Interior Ministry to "abusive" police checks and "violence" to enforce confinement and had called for vigilance of the authorities.

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