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A portrait of former Minister of Justice Robert Badinter, who died at the age of 95, is displayed at the Ministry of Justice on February 9, 2024 in Paris.

Robert Badinter's household doesn’t need the presence of elected officers from the National Rally and La France insoumise on the nationwide tribute which shall be paid on Wednesday to the previous Minister of Justice who died final week. A want to which the RN will comply, not like LFI, we realized on Tuesday February 13.

The Elysée made this request from Elisabeth Badinter, the widow of the daddy of the abolition of the demise penalty, identified to each events, indicated a supply at Agence France-Presse (AFP), confirming data from the Figaro.

Questioned by AFP, the RN affirmed that Marine Le Pen and the opposite invited elected officers from her get together had determined to not go there, in accordance with the needs of the household. “We will not be present, the family did not wish it. I'm not going to argue.”then declared Marine Le Pen, on the sidelines of a session at the National Assembly.

The leaders of the far right stuck to the minimum service in their tributes to the memory of Robert Badinter, a figure long reviled for having abolished the death penalty. Marine Le Pen had greeted “a notable figure in the intellectual and legal landscape”whereas affirming that we “could not share all the struggles” of the previous Minister of Justice.

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LFI will send two deputies to the tribute

The “rebellious” leaders had, on the contrary, increased their praise after the announcement of the disappearance of the father of the abolition of the death penalty. The leader of the radical left Jean-Luc Mélenchon published another column on Monday in The Obs to greet a figure who “permanently stuck to the altitude of the ideal”.

Reacting Tuesday to the fact that Robert Badinter's family opposes the presence of “rebellious” elected officials, Jean-Luc Mélenchon regretted on the social network “from which a part of the French are excluded”. In the process, the Mélenchonist party announced that it would be represented by two deputies during the tribute. “A national tribute is a national tribute. We are invited, and we will be represented there by Caroline Fiat, vice-president of the National Assembly, and Eric Coquerel, president of the finance committee”indicated the parliamentary group of “rebels”.

A minute of silence was respected by the deputies on all benches on Tuesday in the National Assembly. All the groups then applauded, some RN deputies abstaining.

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The World with AFP