threats against MPs escalate
INVESTIGATION – Increasingly frequent, this intimidation is not limited to material goods.
Prefects of police, national gendarmerie, internal security and General Intelligence. For a week now, all the country’s security forces have been mobilized. Mission: to ensure the safety and protection of elected officials, and more particularly parliamentarians, in this period of mobilization against pension reform where many threats can weigh on them.
The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, on Wednesday January 18 drafted a circular – sent to all deputies – asking the authorities to strengthen surveillance near the offices of parliamentarians as well as their home. The Minister of the Interior also wants a watch to be made on social networks in order to detect potential threatening messages and invites the security forces to approach all elected officials to inform them of these new protective measures.
“They want to make me pay for my support for the state”
The next day, the elected members of the Lower House received numerous calls. “The police headquarters…