Invoking her Corsican identity, Marlène Schiappa finds it difficult to denounce the violence

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Although Corsica has been plagued by great violence for several days, the island can be proud to benefit from great leniency on the part of politicians. We are not talking about lost territory of the Republic® here, even if 93 people were injured on Sunday, including 70 police officers, on the sidelines of a demonstration in support of Yvan Colonna. 650 Molotov cocktails were thrown. So what ? “For me, Corsica is not a subject. I’m from Corsica, it’s my family, my roots. […] The minister is not dissociated from who she is and from her identity,” thus commented Marlène Schiappa this Tuesday on European 1delegate for Citizenship, having a terrible time condemning the violence.

Because, according to Schiappa, “when you’re in Corsica and you’re going through this, it’s unbearable to hear small phrases or small comments in the media about Corsica”. In the end, it takes no less than six interventions by the Europe 1 journalist Sonia Mabrouk for the Minister Delegate to concede: “Of course that [les violences]it’s unbearable, nobody

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