Right-wing students faced individuals claiming to be anti-fascism during a demonstration organized in Paris against the management of the health crisis affecting national education. At least two young people were injured.
Members of the Student Cockade – a right-wing student organization that brings together different university sovereignist currents – were attacked on January 26 in Paris by a group of hooded individuals. The scene took place around Boulevard Saint-Michel, on the route of the demonstration organized the same day in the capital, at the call of several organizations in the teaching and student circles, in particular to demand the reopening of establishments and denounce the growing precariousness in a period of health crisis.
“The students of student Cocarde brutally attacked by anti-fascist activists during a demonstration in Paris,” reported Current values on Twitter, video in support. “Get out”, we hear several times in the sequence in question, which first shows a scene of tension between the two groups, before the right-wing students are chased away with sticks and throws of fire. projectiles.
Two people were injured, according to Current values, who specifies that the attackers “were armed with sticks or even padlocks”: “They also threw cobblestones and glass bottles”, we can read on Twitter.
As AFP reports, thousands of national education staff, joined by school nurses but also high school and college students, mobilized this January 26 throughout France to denounce their working conditions and the management of the health crisis.
According to the Ministry of Education, the strike rate among teachers was 11% at midday.
For its part, the Snuipp-FSU, the first primary union, relieved a third of strikers. In the second degree, the Snes-FSU, estimated this rate at 40%.
At the call of an inter-union composed in particular of the FSU, the CGT and the FO, parades were held in Paris and in many cities such as Marseille, Toulouse, Rennes, Bordeaux, Grenoble or Clermont-Ferrand.