[global network reporter Zhang Xiaoya] according to French media reports on the 10th, 233 French mayors have been attacked since January this year.
French news website “Newstoday” reported on the 10th that 233 mayors have suffered personal attacks since January this year, up more than 17% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of interior data disclosed by the French daily on Sunday (JDD). In the same period last year, it was 198.
in recent years, violence against mayors in France has increased. It is reported that in 2018, 361 such incidents were recorded in France, and 383 in 2019. Since the beginning of this summer, attacks have doubled, including attacks on the governors of Gironde, Calais and izer provinces.
these cases also remind people of a homicide case last year. In August 2019, Jean Mathieu Michel, the mayor of signes, a town in the southeastern French province of Val, was killed shortly after he was found illegally dumping rubble on the road. Francois baroin, chairman of the all France mayors Association, resented: “this case is far-reaching and infuriates all mayors. If the government really wants to protect them, it should take action. ”
the increase in attacks has also raised concerns. On June 6, the Senate regulation committee of France (fee) President Philippe buss also wrote to French Prime Minister Jean Castell asking for a transparent plan to protect local mayors: “I would like to say to the prime minister that it is absolutely necessary to provide advice, assistance and assistance to the mayor and his deputy in the event of aggression by placing a post in each jurisdiction.”