The letter of which the elected official published extracts on Twitter is particularly hateful and violent towards him. - Twitter screenshot
"Get out of the way if you don't want to burn like a merguez"… Covered with insults and threatened in an anonymous letter, the mayor of Givors, Mohamed Boudjellaba, lodged a complaint and received government support on Sunday.
"The war, you will have it", "we still know how to use a machine gun", "you know how it looks like a bomb in a house, it goes boom": the letter of which the elected official published extracts on Twitter is particularly hateful and violent towards him.
you know how it looks like a bomb in a house, it goes boom ”
In all, 4 pages of slander, racial hatred and threats. @Le_Progres @BFMLyon @ F3Rhone_Alpes pic.twitter.com/Zb4mv6ILPV
"In all, four pages of slander, racial hatred and threats", summarized Mohamed Boudjellaba who had won at the end of June, under the label DVG-EELV, the second round of the municipal election in this town of 20,000 inhabitants located between Lyon and Saint-Étienne.
"Four pages of unsigned loathing"
His communist rival, Christiane Charnay, condemned an “infamous” letter by supporting the city councilor, as did his competitor from the National Rally Antoine Mellies who deemed the letter “unacceptable”.
I have just learned of the existence of this letter containing death threats and hate speech against the mayor of #Givors.
It's just unacceptable! All light must be shed to find the author and bring him to justice ... https: //t.co/zfVj68bKAk
Members of the government have also reacted. “Four pages of unsigned loathing. An investigation is open to find this "anonymous" and present him to Justice, "tweeted Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti, addressing his support to his" compatriot "mayor of Givors.
4 pages of unsigned loathing.
An investigation is opened to find this "anonymous" and present him to justice.
I address all my support to our compatriot, the Mayor of Givors.https: //t.co/wX96s7Wugh
“To attack an elected official is to attack the Republic. Hatred has no place in our society ”, for his part reacted the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin,“ disgusted ”by“ unbearable ”remarks.
"The war you're going to have busted".
Disgusted by these unbearable racist remarks towards Mohamed Boudjellaba, mayor of Givors. To attack an elected representative is to attack the Republic. Hatred has no place in our society, we won't let anything go.
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