New dissonance within the government ? Whereas the minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, has condemned the "excesses" that followed the protest against the police violence which took place on Tuesday evening in Paris, his colleague Didier Guillaume has delivered another reading of the scene.
The minister of Agriculture has taken the opposite course of the place Beauvau and assured on Sud Radio on Wednesday morning that he "understands" the gathering "incredible" in the context of those organized in the United States and in other countries after the death of George Floyd. Nearly 20,000 demonstrators, according to the prefecture of police, had gathered on Tuesday evening, despite the ban, before the tribunal of Paris to the appeal of the committee of support to the family of Adama Traoré. First pacific, the consolidation has left erupted clashes with the police. Eighteen people have been arrested over the incident.
Calling to the "serenity" and "tranquility", Didier Guillaume has claimed that "the French State" and the justice done, "all the light" on the case of Adama Traoré, whose death following his arrest in 2016 is still a topic of debate. Tuesday night, a new expertise commissioned by the family has pointed to the responsibility of the constables in the death of the young man. Last week, a third medical examination ordered by the investigating judges in charge of the investigation has once again exonerated the cops of any responsibility. "On all subjects, that is full transparency. No child of France, any citizen who lives on the soil of France, should be attacked, discriminated against, reviled, it is the basic rule, has urged Didier Guillaume.
the day before, The minister of the Interior himself has condemned "the violence" that "has no place in a democracy". "There is no justification for the overflows that have occurred this evening in Paris, while the raising of public road are prohibited to protect the health of all. I congratulate the security forces and relief to their masters and their cold blood," wrote Christophe Castaner in a tweet.