An unexpected statement across the Atlantic. Asked about accusations of police violence in France, a White House spokesperson said Thursday, March 30, that the US executive branch “Support the right to peaceful protest there as elsewhere”.
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“It’s all just beginning to get known.”He said when asked about the criticism expressed by some organizations such as the Council of Europe.
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Sporadic acts of violence by some demonstrators or other infamous acts by others during a demonstration cannot justify the excessive use of force by state agents.Recently confirmed the Commissioner for Human Rights of this organization, Dunja Mijatović.
Macron denounces the “habit of violence”
The question of police response has also been raised in the wake of violence last weekend during a rally in western France against controversial water retention systems.
On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron estimated that there were thousands of protesters “Simply come wage war”. “In some cases, a form of violence emerges, which must be combated very resolutely.”He said.
It was denounced by the League of Human Rights “excessive use” And counted the organizers of the demonstration in western France, 200 wounded, including blind and two in a coma.