LFI MP Mathilde Panot summoned in flip by the police for “apology of terrorism” | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

The rebellious MP Mathilde Panot introduced Tuesday that she had been summoned by the police as a part of an investigation for “apology of terrorism” following the political group's press launch on October 7, after the Hamas assault in Israel. The get together chief denounces an instrumentalization of justice aimed toward gagging political expressions.

Published on : Modified :

2 minutes

After Rima Hassan, Mathilde Panot. The chief of the deputies of La France insoumise introduced on Tuesday April 23 that she had been summoned by the police as a part of an investigation for “apology of terrorism” opened following a press launch from the parliamentary group revealed on October 7, the day of the unprecedented assault carried out by Hamas towards Israel.

“This is the first time in the history of the Fifth Republic that a president of an opposition group in the National Assembly has been summoned for such a serious reason,” assured the elected official in a press launch.

“I solemnly warn about this serious exploitation of justice aimed at gagging political expressions,” added the MP for Val-de-Marne.

Second summons by the police in every week

On October 7, the LFI group revealed a textual content which sparked controversy as a result of it notably in contrast the Hamas assault, described as “an armed offensive by Palestinian forces” and “the intensification of the Israeli occupation policy ” within the Palestinian territories.


This information comes 4 days after the candidate for the European elections Rima Hassan, seventh on Manon Aubry's rebellious listing, additionally introduced her summons by the judicial police for “apology of terrorism”.

“I believe I have nothing to reproach myself for, having always expressed myself critically both towards Hamas and its terrorist mode of operation but also towards Israel,” she reacted to AFP on Friday.

“Serious instrumentalization of justice”

The rebels denounce an instrumentalization of justice, making certain that they’re made to pay for his or her help for the Palestinians and their use of the time period “genocide” to explain the scenario in Gaza.

Last week, two conferences by Jean-Luc Mélenchon on the scenario within the Middle East have been canceled in Lille, first on the college then in a personal room. “An abuse of power of a banana republic,” castigated the chief of the Insoumis.

With AFP


https://www.france24.com/fr/info-en-continu/20240423-l-insoumise-mathilde-panot-convoqu%C3%A9e-par-la-police-pour-apologie-du-terrorisme