Several dozen demonstrators forced the health professional to fold up his device, set up in order to carry out screening tests.
The scene took place this Saturday, during an anti-health pass rally. While nearly 10,000 people marched in the city center of Montpellier, a screening tent of a pharmacy in the city of Hérault was targeted by several people. On images published by the site Midi-Free, several individuals shouted “assassins” and “collaborators” as they approached the device.
Over the minutes, the tension grew stronger and stronger in the Montpellier procession. Faced with the virulence of some demonstrators, the health professional had no other choice but to fold up his tent.
“We will not give up anything”
Asked on the set of BFMTV about this sequence, the general practitioner Jean-Luc Lemayre said he was shocked by the turn of events. “It shocks me, we were applauded during the first wave and there we are attacked, as a caregiver, my role is to convince, not to oblige. I hope that I will not see this kind of again. images in the coming weeks, “he says.
In the early evening, government spokesman Gabriel Attal also shared the footage on his Twitter account, accompanied by an unequivocal message.
“Their project? Chaos. Their target? Those who protect us. Their method? Intimidation, violence. To them, we will not give in. A huge thank you to all pharmacists, to all caregivers mobilized in the heart summer to protect us. The French support you, “he wrote.