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Two people, “supporters” of the environmental collective Last Renovation, threw orange paint on the doors of the Hôtel de Matignon, in Paris, on January 4.
ECOLOGY – Two people, “supporters” from the environmental collective Last renovationequipped with fire extinguishers filled with orange paint, managed to throw it on the doors of the Hôtel de Matignon, in Paris, in full government re-entrythis Wednesday, January 4 at midday.
A video shared by the collective shows the two people, in white T-shirts, controlled by the gendarmes who ensure the security of Matignon, whose doors are partly covered with orange paint. The two activists were immediately arrested, the Paris police headquarters confirmed to AFP.
Faced with a facade of climate action, the youth repainted the facade of Matignon. This Wednesday, January 04, around 12 p.m.… https://t.co/MW1vXrpm0z
— Brains not available (@CerveauxNon)
The painting, in the colors of the civil disobedience movement, was quickly removed from the karcher by a cleaning team, according to an AFP journalist.
We pass the Karcher on the Matignon door to erase the traces of orange paint thrown by a few people, from… https://t.co/7fuBmttQGz
— Anne Renaut (@AnneRenaut)
According to the Paris prosecutor’s office, these two activists, a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, were placed in police custody for degradation of property intended for public utility and contempt of person responsible for authority. public. The investigations were entrusted to the police station of the 7th arrondissement.
“The state has done nothing” against climate change
In a press release, the group warned: “As long as the government continues its criminal inaction, we will continue to use all non-violent means at our disposal to make our cries of revolt heard”. And to call “all citizens who share (its) values to join the civil resistance”.
A few minutes before taking action, one of the two activists detailed the reasons for his action to the independent journalist. Clement Lanot. “After the state’s court conviction, the government has still done nothing to repair the damage caused by climate change”explained the activist.
In October 2021, justice had in fact agreed with four NGOs gathered under the banner “ Deal of the Century » by condemning the French State to to fix his unfulfilled commitments decrease in emissions greenhouse gas.
Matignon is the official residence and workplace of the Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. By targeting this place, the ” support “ of Last Renovation cited above indicates that it wishes to designate “who are the culprits” of the climate crisis, namely “the governments, and in particular the French government”according to him.
🦺 2 citizens supporting #DernièreRénovation spray paint #Matignon. They enter into civil resistance to f… https://t.co/qwAx7e9KL5
— Last Renovation (@derniere_renov)
“Faced with a facade of climate action, the youth is repainting the facade of Matignon”claims Latest Renovation on Twitter, indicating that it wants “Forcing a government doubly condemned by French justice and officially outlawed since December 31, 2022 to act.”
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