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US News Raised against Macron, police unions call for a strike of controls

18:45  05 december  2020
18:45  05 december  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

"Global security" law: From Mélenchon to Jadot, the left calls in unison for the withdrawal of the text

 Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday throughout France against the law approved by the police unions, and supported by the right and the extreme right © Francois Mori / AP / SIPA Demonstrators against the law of "global security" on November 28 in Paris MOBILIZATION - Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday throughout France against the popular law by the police unions, and supported by the right and the extreme right The left on Saturday put aside its differences t

Iran calls France’s response to teacher’s killing ‘unwise’ amid protests across Muslim world.

sector strikes in decades against Emmanuel Macron ’s plans to overhaul the pension system. A nationwide transport strike brought much of France to a standstill and was expected to continue for Protesters clash with French riot police during the demonstration against pension reforms in Paris.

Vendredi lors de son entretien avec le média en ligne © OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP Friday during his interview with the online media "Brut", Emmanuel Macron returned to the issue of police violence at length. He announced the establishment of a platform where the victims can testify about what happened to them. An announcement that angered several police unions.

Nearly 90 rallies are planned for Saturday in France against the "Global Security" law , to which will join the mobilization against precariousness. In Paris, it will be at 2 p.m., for a departure from the Porte des Lilas to the Place de la République, a procession under close surveillance after the clashes during the Place de la Bastille dispersion of the march last Saturday. Friday precisely, during his interview with the online media "Brut", Emmanuel Macron returned at length to the issue of police violence and the fight against discrimination. He announced the establishment of a platform where the victims can testify about what happened to them. An announcement that does not get through to some police unions questioned by Europe 1.

Producer beaten up in Paris: Pre-trial detention of police officers, an extremely rare measure

 Producer beaten up in Paris: Pre-trial detention of police officers, an extremely rare measure Two of the four police officers indicted in the Michel Zecler case, this music producer beaten up in his studio, were placed in pre-trial detention © - / Michel Zecler / GS Group / AFP Paris, November 21, 2020. Michel Zecler, a music producer, was beaten up by police officers.

French police clashed with protesters in Paris and in the western city of Nantes as public sector workers across the country went on strike . The Macron administration is also aware of strikes in 1995, which drew massive popular support and forced a government reversal of planned reforms.

image captionPresident Macron (right) said France was fighting "Islamist separatism, never Islam". France has stepped up security at its borders and is calling for a rethink on free movement in the EU after a spate of suspected Islamist terror attacks.

"We would have preferred support"

These are even indignant reactions from the two main unions of peacekeepers, the bulk of the troops, those who are in the front line and who carry out these checks every day. According to Stanislas Gaudon, general delegate of the Alliance union, the words of the head of state went very badly with them. "He shed light on what would be institutionalized facies checks, explaining that when you are not white, you are the victim of facial identity checks. The police on the ground do not understand this about-face of the President of the Republic. We would have preferred to have support rather than accusations and especially to agree with those who accuse us every day of committing non-ethical, non-regulatory and punishable misdeeds of the penal code ", he regretted.

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Call to stop identity checks

Same arguments at the majority union Unit-SGP-Police which asks what statistics are based on Emmanuel Macron. On the other hand, union representatives welcome the confirmed widespread use of pedestrian cameras, but in the meantime they call on their colleagues to no longer carry out identity checks in the field.

China censors the report of the phone call between Emmanuel Macron and Xi Jinping .
© Nicolas Asfouri, Reuters French presidents Emmanuel Macron and Chinese presidents Xi Jinping, during a ceremony on November 6, 2019, in Beijing. Five years after the Paris climate agreement, French Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Chinese Presidents Xi Jinping discussed on Wednesday December 9 the means to advance the fight against global warming, on cooperation against Covid-19 and moratorium on the debt of the poorest countries.

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