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Health pass: Stéphane Claireaux, deputy for Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, violently attacked in front of his home

The tension around the sanitary pass is felt as far as Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. The Minister of the Sea, Annick Girardin, denounced on Sunday evening an “attack” against the deputy Stéphane Claireaux ( LREM ) which occurred in front of his home in this overseas collectivity -Wed. The elected official received, according to the minister, numerous projectiles in the face followed by stone throws.

The minister of Besides -Mer , Sébastien Lecornu, for his part announced on Sunday evening on Twitter that the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin and himself had “instructed the prefect of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon to ensure the protection of the deputy.”

For Annick Girardin, “The red line” has been crossed

In its press release, the Ministry of the Sea described the aggression : “On the sidelines of a citizen demonstration against the health pass, several dozen demonstrators went to the home of deputy Stéphane Claireaux. In a spirit of dialogue, he went to his steps where he received many projectiles violently thrown in the face followed by throwing stones “.

” By attacking directly an elected representative of the Republic, at his home and in front of his own family, these demonstrators crossed the red line, ”commented Annick Girardin, quoted in the press release. “I give my full support to Stéphane Claireaux, my deputy , who is attacked at his home because he defends the health pass in a territory where 20% of the inhabitants are vaccinated ”, she said insured.

Elected officials publish the death threats received

Sébastien Lecornu, for his part, gave his “full support to the deputy”, whom he described as “an elected representative of the Republic lynched in front of his family home”. “No debate can justify this outburst,” he wrote. The President of the National Assembly, Richard Ferrand , for his part declared that he had called Stéphane Claireaux: “I assured him of my personal support and the solidarity of the National Assembly in the face of the intolerable aggression he suffered at his home when he proposed the dialogue, “he also wrote on Twitter.

Assault and death threats have multiplied in recent weeks, mainly against members of the majority who approved this week, at first reading, the bill transforming the health pass into a vaccination pass. Several of them published on social networks the death threats they received and announced their intention to file a complaint.