France: police officers demonstrate against reform plans

The demonstrations of police officers in France have expanded. Hundreds of civil servants protested on Monday evening in the all over the country against the go

France: police officers demonstrate against reform plans

The demonstrations of police officers in France have expanded. Hundreds of civil servants protested on Monday evening in the all over the country against the government, announced the police forms. The protests were held in La Défense in Paris, Lille and Nancy. On the two previous days are already police officers in Paris had demonstrated.

The protesting officials to be exposed to wrong suspicion of racism and the excessive use of force. Particularly upset are you about the projects of the Minister of the interior, Christophe Castaner, a controversial arrests of the prohibit technique. In the process, the police the arrested and presses his forearm to his windpipe.

The national police chief, Frédéric Vaulx announced on Monday, however, that the method should be applied further in the coming months, until a new standard has been set. With the announcements to the police reform Castaner had responded to the Anti-racism protests, which had also been in France by the case of the Afro-American George Floyd triggered. The unarmed man had been killed at the end of may in a brutal police operation in America.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 04:19

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