France, Sunday, may 20, at restart of the Nation, The Virus is pushed back, but the economy is on the floor, and now, Protest swells against racism and police violence. President Macron in a speech to the Nation.Nadia Pantel from Paris1 Kommentar1Demonstrierende gather at the 13.June, on the Place de la Republique during a Protest against police violence against People of color.Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson (KEYSTONE/EPA)
The extent of the crisis can also be used on the basis of the Dimension of the rumors measure. On Thursday, the conservative daily newspaper Le Figaro wrote, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to think about a resignation, to allow early elections, as the winner, he can see himself. By this maneuver, he wanted to assure himself of the support of the French. The rumor was so widely discussed, that of the Elysee Palace looked to be urged on Thursday a disclaimer: The resignation of the President had been no time for debate.
That France is facing a turning point, denies, however, no one. The spread of the Coronavirus curb, had been the country’s public life and the economy for eight weeks, from mid-March to mid-may, dramatically crippled. The new beginning is now to select a speech to the Nation. President Macron will turn out on Sunday evening at 20 PM in a direct transfer to the population. In theory, Macron could use the opportunity to congratulate the French people and yourself.
On Wednesday had declared the scientific Advisory Board officially that a pandemic was “under control”. The medical state of emergency, a specially Covid-19-made Form of a state of emergency, is not about the 10. July also be extended. It was speculated a few weeks ago, that the schools could open by September, again, are measures hygienic precautions of next week, to significantly shut down. More and more students return to their classrooms. And on France’s beaches, it was until the middle of may for two months not at all enter, collect the bathers, without it, would have alarmed Outcry of virologists.
thousands of people are marching despite the ban
But the focus has shifted for a long time. In his first televised address after he had prescribed for the country, a strict curfew, said Macron the Virus war. Now, where it acts as the enemy to be defeated at least to some extent, the massive collateral damage in the view. France’s economy is expecting a slump of at least eleven percent.
The movement is supported above all by young people who declare themselves in solidarity with the concerns of black Americans, at the same time, however, abuses in France charges.
the Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire expects that 800’000 French lose by the end of the year your Job. Macrons first successes, the fall in unemployment and rise in investments, are made by Corona to nothing. Even now, the Army supplies know that they can be the new rush to meet. The emergency relief organization, Secours Populaires to provide their food expenditure alone, between mid-March and mid-may, 45 percent more people than before.
at the same time find the protests against racism and police violence, which was attended by the murder of George Floyd in the USA, in France, a huge Echo. In spite of months applicable to the demonstration ban, which had been suspended by the Supreme administrative court on Saturday again, since 2. June in the whole country, tens of thousands of people on the street gone. Also on Saturday, thousands demonstrated. The movement is supported above all by young people who declare themselves in solidarity with the concerns of black Americans, at the same time, however, abuses in France charges.
organizations emblazoned arrest techniques to
The weapons Arsenal of the French police, unlike in Germany, the rubber may be bullets and tear gas grenades used in the criticism, since dozens of demonstrators in the protests of the yellow West, your eyes have lost the light. Anti-racist organisations have denounced also brutal festival took techniques, which are used particularly frequently in the case of non-white French.
Colbert had established as Minister of Finance under king Louis XIV of France, the colonial policy. On Colbert, the “Code noir goes back”, a law, the Black dehumanized and the legal basis of slavery was formed.
France’s interior Minister Christophe Castaner under the further application of a Stranglehold said on Monday, but stressed that the term “police violence” is an attack on the Dignity of the officials.
In the centre of the discussions, the Statue of Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619 – 1683), the before the national Assembly sits is also, again and again. Colbert had established as Minister of Finance under king Louis XIV of France, the colonial policy. On Colbert, the “Code noir goes back”, a law, the Black dehumanized and the legal basis of slavery on France’s sugar plantations formed. The honorary President of the Association of black organizations in France, called Colbert the “enemy of freedom, equality and fraternity”. Activists are calling for the overthrow of Colbert from his pedestal.
Macron had called in his time as a presidential candidate in the French colonialism is a “crime against humanity”, to the recent racism debate he weigh so far, but welded. The government spokesperson Sibeth Ndiaye, he had to announce on Wednesday only, he does not think that racism is “a disease that affects the whole of society”. It is important, however, that the forces of order “would not be drawn in the Dirt”.
Of Macrons speech to the Nation is now expected, he speaks both to the social unrest as well as economic misery. In addition, it is speculated about what policies he would propose over and above the analysis of the Situation. So he could order a reshuffle in the government.
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