at La France insoumise, Manon Aubry seeks to exist, within the shadow of Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Rima Hassan | EUROtoday

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Manon Aubry surrounded by Rima Hassan, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Mathilde Panot, during the “Popular Union Convention” launching the LFI campaign for the European elections, in Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis), March 16, 2024 .

Manon Aubry is on pleasant floor, this Monday, April 29, in Paris, in a room at MK2 Beaubourg the place the documentary is being screened The compromise, broadcast on Arte. Director Fanny Tondre adopted her and two left-wing MEPs, between mid-2022 and the tip of 2023, of their legislative battle to anchor a “duty of vigilance” multinationals.

The room is filled with journalists across the lady who’s the pinnacle of the listing of La France insoumise (LFI) within the European elections on June 9. And for as soon as, she is the star of the night, and never Rima Hassan, the cumbersome quantity seven on her listing, who appears to have eclipsed her because the begin of the marketing campaign.

On the display screen, we see Manon Aubry, in her capability as co-president of the left group within the European Parliament, preventing to make multinationals accountable. She who for 2 years, throughout her beginnings in humanitarian work between 2012 and 2014, documented human rights violations dedicated by giant mining teams within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On April 24, the directive in query was adopted within the European Parliament, in an admittedly lighter model. While taking duty for constructing majorities, the 34-year-old younger lady frequently calls on her Brussels colleagues to differentiate between compromise and “compromise”. But in Paris, it’s with the nationwide controversies and the inner struggles of LFI, the motion which introduced her into politics in 2018, that she should deal.

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At the time of main a brand new marketing campaign, occasion life caught up along with her. Since that day in August 2023 when she found the stunt arrange by Ségolène Royal and Jean-Luc Mélenchon to relaunch the concept of ​​an inventory of union of the left with the Europeans, till the times which preceded the announcement official listing, in mid-March. Today, she assures that the arrival of the Franco-Palestinian lawyer Rima Hassan was a selection “collective” by which she would have participated. Even if the latter doesn’t point out it within the discussions she had with LFI, first throughout a espresso with the coordinator of the motion, Manuel Bompard, then throughout lunch with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, surrounded by the president of the group within the National Assembly, Mathilde Panot, and of the deputy Paul Vannier (Val-d'Oise).

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Since March, Manon Aubry's fights in opposition to free commerce treaties or the excessive price of residing have taken a again seat, masked by the Israeli-Palestinian battle that the “rebellious” chief selected to carry to the forefront, in the course of the conferences or within the colleges that he walks alongside his new muse.

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