Seventeen people were kept in custody Sunday, the eve of 21 arrested during a banned demonstration in Toulouse against “police brutality” and the death of ecologist Rémi Fraisse
Seventeen people were kept in custody Sunday, the eve of 21 arrested during a banned demonstration in Toulouse against” police brutality “and the death of environmentalist Rémi Fraisse, has-been learned from police said.
A girl among the protesters released. Maintaining or not other protesters in custody could be decided during the day, the source said.
Saturday, the call including the New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) 31 Some 500 protesters tried to invade the city center of Toulouse, but were faced with a very important device security forces. Part of the demonstration was dispersed but young masked or hooded with helmets had wanted to fight. At least two members of the security forces were injured and vandalism, police
The arrests units were recalled police source. The fact to participate in an unauthorized demonstration, which is already a crime, but it is not the only reason. There is also the fact to conceal his face, provoke violence against the police and damaging property.
Forbidden by the prefecture of Haute-Garonne, the event, which had the slogan “stop police violence” resulted in a face-to-face stretched between CRS and demonstrators. Nearly 400 people gathered in the quiet around 14:00 near the Metro station Jean Jaurès in the city center of Toulouse before the situation escalates when the dispersion.
The event ended around 19:30. The prefecture reported 21 arrests last night, two minor injuries to the police, a car on fire and damaged banks. On the sidelines of the event, a man was beaten up by three people from the Capitol. Shot in the head, he was evacuated by the emergency services.
Wave of emotion
A banned demonstration by authorities was also held yesterday in Rennes, bringing together nearly 300 people while in Paris, the procession, which was attended by 1,400 people according to the prefecture, left around 14:00 in the Place de la Bastille and marched in quiet . Since the death of Rémi Fraisse, which sparked a wave of emotion in France, several events were organized in his memory, often giving interspersed with outbursts and clashes with security forces, such as Nantes and Toulouse last weekend.
Questioned by the family of Remi Fraisse, the head of state François Hollande announced Thursday that the results of an administrative investigation would be known “to here eight days “and promised to take” all the conclusions in terms of responsibility. “
In the columns of” Parisien “Saturday, General Favier, CEO of gendarmerie, said that the policeman who launched the offensive grenade responsible for the death of Rémi Fraisse not at fault and that he acted after the customary warnings.