Suspense among the militants of the ultra-left. One of their leaders, Antonin Bernanos, must be set Friday on his application for release, pleaded the day before the judge of freedoms and detention. Sentenced in 2017 to five years in prison including two years suspended for having participated in the attack of a police car in May 2016 in Paris, he is again incarcerated since mid-April in remand for "violence in meetings" after a fight with the ultra-right.
According to the information of Europe 1, this decision of justice is closely scrutinized by the authorities, because the young man is one of the rare to be able to organize the mobilization of the Paris antifascists around the G7 summit envisaged in Biarritz from 24 to 26 next August.
Activists prepare their clash of the fall against the ultra-right
The intelligence services there fear a "black bloc" therefore, fed alterglobalists of all horizons, especially Spanish. Deprived of leadership, the Parisian antifascists have for the moment been disinterested in the global rust. According to information from Europe 1, they have vaguely looked at the train tickets, too expensive, and do not seem to have the motivation enough for the 750 kilometers of car. "They are not very focused on substantive topics," notes an observer, who points out that the activists have spent the early summer of their preparations for the fights of the autumn against the ultra-right, which makes even.
The two clans alternate sport programs and recruitment sessions. Interviews taken very seriously in the bars that serve as local, each time, two recruiters including a silent observer who takes notes, and a thorough inspection of publications of potential recruits on social networks.
The support of "yellow vests"?
The ultra-left, who eventually lead the processions of "yellow vests" in the capital this winter, could be reinforced by some "ultra-yellow", these "yellow vests" irreducible and determined. Fifteen of them mingled Thursday at the rally in support of Antonin Bernanos in front of the courthouse.