Éric Zemmour focused by egg throwing and insults at an Ajaccio market | EUROtoday

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Eric Zemmour was making ready to go to a market in Ajaccio this Saturday, May 4, when he acquired an egg on the pinnacle and insults. The Ajaccio public prosecutor's workplace has opened a preliminary investigation into intentional violence. According to the newspaper Corsica-Morninga “welcome committee […] around fifteen left-wing activists, notably from the Communist Party (PC) and the CGT” – or round thirty folks in response to France 3 – have been awaiting the arrival of the president of Reconquête!.

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Éric Zemmour was first insulted. People reportedly shouted: “Fascisti fora” (“Fascists out”), “Get out”, “Corsica is not yours”, “In Corsica, we are resistant, we are not collaborators”. Moments later, a lady believed to be among the many left-wing activists threw an egg within the far-right politician's face. In response, he allegedly struck her, “in a defensive movement, as she returned to the charge,” in response to Corsica-Morning.

“I’m not intimidated”

After this episode, Éric Zemmour introduced that he would file a criticism “against these ultra-left individuals”, whom he described as “violent imbeciles”. “They think they are intimidating me. But me, I'm like the Corsicans, I'm not intimidated”, he said.

Three days earlier, it was Raphaël Glucksmann who had received paint throws accompanied by insults while he went to the demonstration on 1er May from Saint-Étienne (Loire). According to him, they were “around fifty crazy people”, LFI activists. Young Communists and a Rebel activist subsequently claimed accountability for the occasions.