French interior minister Gérald Darmanin is set to be questioned in Parliament today amid continued anger over police brutality. It comes after a video showed officers beating a black music producer in Paris, an incident that sparked anger and protests across France
Several thousand people packed the sprawling Republique plaza and surrounding streets in Paris denouncing police violence, demanding media freedom and calling for Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin’s resignation over a new security bill
@erinogun "Some people are describing it as France's #GeorgeFloyd moment " Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has asked the Paris police prefect to suspend the officers involved in the brutal beating of a music producer in Paris. Our French politics editor @mperelman has the latest ⤵️
Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said France's police watchdog was investigating the beating of a man by police. The incident comes as concern grows over a new bill that would criminalise filming police.
VIDEO: French journalists' unions opposed to a proposed new "Global Security" law walked out of a meeting with Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, saying their concerns had fallen on deaf ears and they would now appeal to Prime Minister Jean Castex#PPLSecuriteGlobale
Macron backs his new interior minister Gérald Darmanin, after rape accusation
The alleged perpetrator was quickly arrested according to Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi, who said "everything suggests this was a terrorist attack in the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice." Minister of the Interior Gerald Darmanin is now chairing a crisis meeting.
@SophieTheGorman "There will not be a moment of respite for enemies of the Republic, " says Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin. This Monday, French police raided the homes of dozens of suspected Islamist militants three days after the beheading of #SamuelPaty . Read more ➡️