[Rough Translation]: Several thousand people, 6,000 according to police, marched Sunday in Paris against fascism, a fortnight after the death of Clement Meric and many windows were degraded in their path.
Fourteen people were arrested, “especially for carrying a prohibited weapon” on the sidelines of the event announced the Ministry of Interior.
Minister Manuel Valls “salutes the fieldwork of the Prefecture of Police will continue to exploit the many videos recorded throughout the rally. ”
“The route of the procession, many windows, including banks, as well as street furniture, were ransacked by thugs who do not respect the spirit of this gathering”, the minister said.
These are ultra-violent radicals and highly mobile thugs who came to battle groups, “said a source familiar with the matter.
The dense and motley procession lunged to 3:00 p.m. in the Place de l’Opera (II), bringing together political activists (NPA Left Party), anarchist groups, associations (Attac, SOS Homophobia) and Union (UNEF, CGT).
Marching behind banners proclaiming “Fascism kills, kills Islamophobia”, or representing the face of Clement Meric killed on June 5 in paris in a brawl between fascist and right-wing activists, protesters chanted “Clement, Clement, antifa “or” No quarters for fascists, no fascists in our neighborhoods. ” Continue reading