In the French city of Bobigny, near Paris, another peaceful protest against police violence turned into mass riots. According to the newspaper The Daily Mail, arrived at the scene, riot police, trying to restore order on the streets.
Meanwhile, demonstrators broke into small groups. The rioters set fire to cars and throw at law enforcement officers firecrackers.
According to reports in social networks in clashes with the police involved a few hundred people. Local authorities claim that the actions of the demonstrators damaged several cars and broken Windows of several stores.
According to witnesses, the rioters are chanting the slogan “Justice for Theo” – the victim of police violence. According to preliminary data, during his detention on the street, the police sexually abused a dark-skinned young man, having jostled the stick into his anus.
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As it turned out, the events captured on video by a bystander. The record was publicized by the French media and has received wide attention. Across the country, a wave of protests against an arbitrariness of militiamen. One of such actions has already caused unrest on 4 February, the demonstrators began to throw guards with Molotov cocktails.
Note, the police themselves claim that it all happened by itself. Just at the moment of detention the suspect slid the training pants, and stick in a tragic coincidence, rested his ass. Only after some time the guards noticed the young man’s bleeding.
The victim received serious injuries. Doctors diagnosed him with a 10-centimeter lesion in the anal area. The man was unemployable for a period of two months.
In recent cases of harsh detention of young people by police in France have increased – this is recognized even by the local authorities.