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VSn Friday night, the jail guards' unions referred to as for lifting the jail blockade motion began after the assault on a detainee switch van on Tuesday in Eure. ” We call […] to lift the movements in all establishments in France,” declared the secretary general of FO Justice Emmanuel Baudin, who spoke after a meeting at the Ministry of Justice.

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The commerce unionist famous “significant progress” permitting brokers to work in “better” security circumstances and thus hope “to never experience such a tragedy again”. The authorities's commitments throughout Friday's assembly are “almost identical” to the calls for made by the unions on Thursday, he stated.

Weapons, automobiles and safety

The “advances” obtained relate specifically to the arming of guards, to the securing and renewal of their automobiles, which will likely be “more powerful”, but in addition to the limitation of transfers of prisoners to hospitals or courts, due to the event videoconference hearings by judges. The brokers consider they’ve obtained “guarantees”, commented Samuel Gauthier, of the CGT penitentiary, who praised the “sincere commitment of the Minister of Justice” Eric Dupond-Moretti.

Shocked by the homicide of two of their colleagues, shot lifeless Tuesday morning in an ambush on the Incarville tollbooth (Eure) which allowed the escape of a repeat offender, jail officers started a motion to dam the institutions to “maintain pressure” on the federal government.

The state of affairs in prisons is deteriorating

Almost all over the place in France, this motion led to disruptions within the functioning of justice for 3 days, together with the postponement or interruption of trials, when the defendants or accused couldn’t be taken from their cells to look.

The International Prison Observatory (OIP) stated in a press launch that this blockage had led to “a notable deterioration of detention conditions and attacks on the most fundamental rights of all those detained”. In a number of institutions, inmates had been compelled to stay confined to their cells, with walks, actions and visiting rooms suspended. Some didn’t have entry to showers and didn’t obtain their meals.

The hunt for Mohamed Amra continues

Some “350 investigators” had been mobilized to trace the perpetrators of the bloody assault and the fleeing detainee, Mohamed Amra. “They are progressing very well” of their investigations, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin stated on Thursday. “Investigators were able to interview several victims, relatives and identified witnesses” introduced early Friday night a press launch from the prosecution of the National Jurisdiction for the Fight in opposition to Organized Crime (Junalco). “These hearings, as well as the technical, ballistic and genetic investigations, are continuing.”