Covid-19: the French are fed up with the restrictions imposed by the government

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Spectators in front of a theater which was to open for a one-hour play, despite the forced closure of places of culture due to the coronavirus pandemic, on January 30, 2021 in Avignon, in the south-east of France.

(Illustrative image) AFP - NICOLAS TUCAT

By: Marie Casadebaig Follow

4 min

The whole of France has been under curfew between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. for 3 weeks.

Faced with the progression of variants of the virus, the threat of a third confinement still hangs over the country.

Expected last week, the decision was finally postponed.

The executive seems to be juggling necessary measures and acceptability.

It must be said that the French are finding it increasingly difficult to endure the restrictions, which also keep bars, restaurants, cultural places, etc. 


In Bourbonnais, a rural area of ​​the Allier department in the Center, nearly 200 residents supported the publication of an open letter denouncing decisions deemed arbitrary.

Our journalist went to meet the initiators of this letter;

they have decided not to apply the measures which they think are insane.


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