How Mayotte grew to become the ideological laboratory of the far proper | EUROtoday

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Supporters sit next to a poster of National Rally candidate for the 2022 presidential election, Marine Le Pen, during a campaign visit to Place Mamoudzou in Mayotte, December 18, 2021.

Marine Le Pen hates listening to in regards to the National Front (FN), so Gérald Darmanin insists. Since June 2018 and the change of identify of the celebration, the elected official from the North has taken pleasure in by no means mentioning the National Rally (RN). Proof that he would give nothing to the far-right motion. In lower than two months, the Minister of the Interior and Overseas has simply endorsed two totems of the ex-FN.

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After the inclusion, on December 19, 2023, of a type of “national preference” in an immigration invoice since largely censored by the Constitutional Council, Gérald Darmanin promised, on February 11, to revise the Constitution to incorporate the top of land regulation in Mayotte. A measure that the identical refused to Jean-Marie Le Pen, on March 15, 2018 on France 2, denouncing a racialist “discourse” and the assault on a “republican right”: “There are not two categories of French, there are not two categories of territories. »

Six years after having dismissed the idea in the face of the finalist of the 2002 presidential election, the minister justifies locally restricting access to nationality by the need to cut “literally attractiveness” from Mayotte. The Indian Ocean island, of which half of the 310,000 inhabitants recorded by INSEE in 2017 have been foreigners, is paralyzed by roadblocks put in by “citizen collectives” protesting in opposition to insecurity and uncontrolled immigration.

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Regardless of the unsure end result of such a constitutional reform, the far proper – and a part of the best – rapidly demanded its extension to the whole nationwide territory. “What is happening in Mayotte should be watched with great interest, because it is the future of our territory”, repeated the president of the RN, Jordan Bardella, on Monday February 12 on Franceinfo. Without supporting its predictions on extra demographic information, its competitor, head of the Reconquête record! on the subsequent Europeans, Marion Maréchal, additionally estimated the day earlier than that what “Mayotte is experiencing today, this is what the metropolis will experience in 30, 40, 50 years if we do nothing.”

In addition to the abolition of land rights in every single place in France, Marine Le Pen referred to as on the federal government, Tuesday February 13 within the Assembly, to revive “the return of the State in all its dimensions” in Mayotte by establishing a state of emergency and “national priority”. This is the keystone of his presidential applications to favor French entry to employment, housing and social help.

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