Canada “Global security” law: An organization of chirkers accuses the police of violence

14:33  17 january  2021
14:33  17 january  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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(CNN) Demonstrations took place across France on Saturday against the proposed global security law and its signature measure to restrict the filming of police officers. They came as calls to withdraw it were exacerbated by cases of police violence this week.

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Police officers are said to be mounted on a sound truck to destroy instruments and beat demonstrators

A l'arrivée de la manifestation parisienne du 16 janvier, place de la Bastille. © MARTIN BUREAU / AFP On arrival of the Parisian demonstration on January 16, place de la Bastille. MANIF - Police are said to be mounted on a sound truck to destroy instruments and beat demonstrators

An organization for the defense of electronic music accused the police on Sunday of violence during the demonstration in Paris against the proposal to “global security” law the day before, when musicians were prevented from playing. The controversy concerns vehicles with sound that were to broadcast electronic music. The police headquarters says they were not declared, and therefore had no place in the procession, while the organizers believe they have done everything to prevent their arrival.

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Demonstrators hit the streets of Nice, France on Saturday, January 16 to protest against the global security law and attacks on freedom.

On Saturday during the demonstration, the prefecture posted on Twitter a copy of "the only statement received which only mentions a sound truck at the end of the demonstration". Then Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin congratulated the security forces for having "prevented a rave party from being held near the demonstration". But according to a statement from "the organizers of the electronic music procession for a festive defense of global freedoms", "the prefecture had been warned directly by the organization that other tanks than union vehicles were going to join the demonstration".

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The sound systems dismantled

When the demonstration was preparing for Saturday at midday, place Félix-Eboué (12th century), these vehicles "from the world of electronic culture were put directly away from the event and dispersed in the adjacent avenues", they said. "While an acoustic concert was taking place serenely on the last truck, the time to dismantle the sound systems, the police charged violently," the organizers continued.

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They accused a police officer of being "on the truck where the concert was taking place at the time of the charge to hit the musicians and break the musical instruments", joined by others who distributed "beatings. fist, foot, baton ”. Saturday evening, Gérald Darmanin reported 24 arrests in Paris, and "12 injured police and gendarmes" throughout France. The world of electronic music considers that it is particularly targeted by an abusive police repression, which according to it the proposed "global security" law will worsen.

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Global Security Law: demonstrators accuse the police of violence in Paris .
© LP / Olivier Corsan As in this photo taken on November 28, 2020, a demonstration against the Global Security Law was held this Saturday. “The police charged violently. An organization for the defense of electronic music accuses the police of violence this Sunday during the demonstration which took place in Paris the day before, against the proposed law on global security and for the defense of culture.

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