the government will inform the state attorney

On Tuesday evening, a UEJF student was “prevented from accessing the amphitheater” of Science Po Paris where demonstrations in support of the Palestinians were taking place. “Accusations were made against” the student association, the administration of the institution reported.

Published 13.03.2024 18:48


Updated on 13/03/2024 at 18:58.

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Entrance to Sciences Po Paris.  (VINCENT ISORE / MAXPPP)

Entrance to Sciences Po Paris. (VINCENT ISORE / MAXPPP)

The government will submit a report to the public prosecutor after the pro-Palestinian mobilization at Sciences-Po Paris. Prime Minister Gabiel Attal announced this on Wednesday March 13 during the institute's board of directors, participants reported to franceinfo. This application will be made based on Article 40 of the Criminal Procedure Act. It requires any body that has knowledge of a crime or offense to report it to the courts.

On Tuesday, a group of students occupied the amphitheater in support of the Palestinians. A UEJF student was “prevented from accessing the amphitheater” where the action was held, and “indictments were brought” against the student association, Sciences Po condemned on the social network

“Very big concern”

“It is particularly serious,” said Gabriel Attal indignantly during the Science-Po Paris board of directors. “These discussions and these mobilizations cannot go against our republican principles,” the head of government also stated. According to the participants, he expressed “very great concern” and expressed his “determination” for “extremely strong sanctions to be taken”.

“I think the French are wondering very strongly and very deeply about the shape of the slope associated with an active and dangerous minority,” he added, according to the same sources. The government hopes that by contacting the public prosecutor, it will “contribute to the mobilization of services to determine what happened” on Tuesday during this mobilization. Sciences Po “has always been and will remain, I hope, a place of debate, a place of confrontation, a place of opinion, a place, including mobilization, as it has always been in the past and as I'm sure this is and will continue to be,” he said. Prime Minister.

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