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The deputy Louis Boyard (La France insoumise, LFI, Val-de-Marne) introduced, Thursday May 30, that he was attacking earlier than the executive court docket the prefectural decree prohibiting, for concern of disturbances to public order, the holding Friday night in Rennes of the “Manifestival”, a hybrid occasion combining political assembly and festive night for the European marketing campaign.

The “rebels” referred to as, as they already did in the beginning of the week in Paris and Lille, for a rally on Friday on Place Saint-Germain, an occasion “likely to bring together 400 people according to the police”notes the Ille-et-Vilaine prefecture in a decree printed Wednesday night.

However, the prefecture considers that “the Rennes ultra-left movement could see the opportunity to mobilize the most radical elements of the protest movement to, as usual, lead a wild stroll through the historic center to Place Sainte-Anne, its historic stronghold and the place initially chosen » for this festive meeting.

The authorities recall in the order the numerous “overflows” and harm dedicated on this space (window breakage, retailer looting, trash fires, and so forth.) because the begin of the yr throughout demonstrations in opposition to the asylum and immigration regulation.

“Serious disturbances to public order could be committed”

“There are serious reasons to believe that serious disturbances to public order could be committed during the demonstration” scheduled for Friday, writes the prefecture, emphasizing that such excesses within the historic middle of Rennes “are very difficult to contain by the police due to the topography of the place”.

The safety scenario is additional sophisticated by the passing of the Olympic flame in Rennes the following day, provides the prefecture. She claims to have ” Many times “ supplied the organizers of the “Manifestival” two various gathering locations, one in every of which positioned lower than 300 meters from Place Saint-Germain, however which the latter refused.

Faced with this refusal, solely the ban on demonstrations at Place Saint-Germain seems “suitable and proportionate to ensure the safety of people and property”concludes the prefecture, which emphasizes that LFI nonetheless has the potential of choosing one of many different areas proposed.

In a press launch on The Young Rebels denounced “a new liberticidal drift of Macronist power a few days before the European elections”. For his half, Louis Boyard established, additionally on X, a parallel with “the ban on meetings of Jean-Luc Mélenchon”. [Gérald] Darmanin [ministre de l’intérieur] afraid of a DJ set? Caricature. I am attacking his decision before the administrative court”writes the LFI deputy.

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