In full act 14 "yellow vests", some protesters crossed the road of the philosopher and academician Alain Finkielkraut in Paris, and took it to a violent party. Police forces following the procession intervened.
🔴Situation very tense while the Yellow Vests cross Alain Finkielkraut in the street. The police forces intervene quickly. #GiletsJaunes # Acte14 #ActeXIV # 16 February #YellowVests #Paris pic.twitter.com/zrH4uTiIck
– Charles Baudry (@CharlesBaudry) February 16, 2019
On a video posted by Internet users and the freelance journalist Charles Baudry on Twitter, we can see the philosopher be called "dirty shit Zionist" and hear protesters marching Boulevard du Montparnasse shout "go home! "Or" big shit Zionist "," we are the people "," France it is ours ".
"A wave of pure hatred"
Several politicians, including members of the government, quickly condemned these acts. Among them, the Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner who denounced "a surge of pure hatred that only the intervention of the police interrupted". The minister also said on Twitter that it was "just intolerable to attend such a scene in Paris in 2019".
A hatred of pure hatred that only the intervention of the police interrupted.
Attending such a scene in Paris in 2019 is simply INTOLERABLE.
I just spoke with Alain Finkielkraut to assure him of my absolute support.https: //t.co/8pXQ6upYfR
– Christophe Castaner (@CCastaner) February 16, 2019
"The foul beast lurking in the anonymity of a crowd. Those who insult have their faces uncovered. I hope they will be identified, prosecuted and heavily condemned, "said government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux.