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US News Will an anti-Amazon demonstration near Nantes create a new ZAD?

15:00  28 november  2020
15:00  28 november  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

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Le géant Amazon prévoit d'installer, à Montbert, l'une de ses plus grosses plateformes françaises. Une manifestation est d'ailleurs prévue sur place samedi. Après Notre-Dame des Landes, certains élus et la préfecture craignent une nouvelle ZAD près de Nantes. © JOHANNES EISELE / AFP The giant Amazon plans to install, in Montbert, one of its largest French platforms. A demonstration is also planned on site Saturday. After Notre-Dame des Landes, some elected officials and the prefecture fear a new ZAD near Nantes.

It is in the small town of Montbert, south of Nantes, that the American giant Amazon plans to install one of its largest logistics platforms in France, 185,000 square meters, which provokes the anger of ten associations and the dreams of a new ZAD for the most radical. A demonstration is taking place this Saturday against this installation of Amazon in the region.

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"Amazon will move the town"

At the very least, a thousand anti-Amazon are expected on the Montbert site. The prefecture fears the presence among them of members of the ultra-left, former combatants of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, who could create a new ZAD here. An idea that anguishes Haida, a grocer met by Europe 1: "I live just behind and it scares me a little. It's hot, all the same, and especially now with the Covid, with everything that happens, the moments difficult, all that was missing… "laments the woman for whom the arrival of this platform is rather good news. "Amazon, it will move the municipality, it will bring people back! Are we there to help the municipality or so that everything is closed?"

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The authorities have banned the transport of dangerous materials and objects that could constitute a weapon, and searches of vehicles and people will be stepped up. "To see a minority prevent projects with such demonstrations, with risks of occupation, with ultra violence ... Me, I find that scandalous", annoys the president The Republicans of the Community of communes of Grand - Place, Johann Boblin, that these threats annoy. "We are going to have entire sectors that will have social plans. Amazon, in busy times, it's 2,000 to 2,500 jobs!"

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