For the first time since the outbreak of the “suburb” crisis, it has become suburbs of FranceSmall groups of far right They stormed the streets of a big city, Lyon, on the night of Sunday through Monday, to “Defending the national identity”.
Lyon (530,000 inhabitants), in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, is the third largest city in France, after Paris and Marseille. Its suburbs were historically Sources of stress are of a very diverse naturefor twenty years.
At dawn Sunday into Monday, small groups of several hundred individuals demonstrated in various districts of central Lyon chanting: “Our national flag is blue, white, red: France for the French! «.
From the point of view of the regime’s power hierarchies, this debut of the far right is beginning to take a turn. threat addressWhen the demonstrators headed towards somewhat multicultural neighborhoods. can be afraid combustible confrontations Between far-right French and neo-French, multicultural, from African or North African families.
Faced with such a “possibility”, on the orders of the Ministry of the Interior in Paris, the riot police made a decision The far-right rally was dispersed with tear gas.
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