The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, has called a video of French policemans battering a Black male “shameful,” requiring propositions to rebuild trust between authorities and the country’s people.
Footage reveals three officers beating Michel Zecler, a music producer, in an event that has actually brought fresh attention to the concerns of policing and race in France.
The officers determined have been suspended and were questioned in police custody on Friday. Macron was apparently visibly disturbed by the video and summoned the interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, to the Elysée Palace, the French president’s official residence.
” The images we have all seen of the aggression against Michel Zecler are inappropriate, they are outrageous for everybody. France needs to never ever enable violence or cruelty, no matter who it originates from. France must never ever let dislike or racism prosper,” Macron said in a statement on Facebook.
” Those whose job it is to apply the law needs to appreciate the law.”
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