Gerald Darmanin considers "different rules" for "exceptional" sporting events

Gerald Darmanin considers “different rules” for “exceptional” sporting events


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7:10 p.m. : In summary, here’s what can be learned from Gerald Darmanin’s response to the Senate Rules Committee regarding the fiasco of the Champions League final on Saturday:

• The Minister of the Interior sketched one forms of my fault. “Obviously things could have been better organized.” he acknowledged. “And we sincerely regret the sometimes unacceptable overflows that have taken place.”said Gerald Darmanin.

• He reaffirmed that “110,000 people” presented themselves “in and around the Stade de France” Saturday, either “35,000” more than the number of tickets sold. Which, of course, made the video an overnight sensation.

• The Minister of the Interior asked the Inter-Ministerial Delegate for the Olympics and Major Events, Michel Cadot, to consider “different rules” of that of dispersion with tear gas in case “Outstanding sporting events”. “Tear gas saved a number of people from the crash but also caused extensive damage, including to children.”acknowledged Gerald Darmanin.

“Two IGPN referrals”, police police, were carried out, he also said. These referrals were made by “citizens”, Gérald Darmanin’s entourage at AFP. “There have been inappropriate and disproportionate actions by mobile police or gendarmes.”added the Interior Minister.

• Ensures that British and Spanish citizens assaulted at the end of the match by offenders “will be able to file a complaint in their country from Monday ” and also make a referral to the IGPN.

6:48 p.m. : Gerald Darmanin assures that he there are images that show the return during the first half and the second half of a very large number of British supporters who were leaving with the RER D “. He assures that he will not be able to show these images due to the laws in force, but proposes to reveal them to the chairman of the Senate Laws Committee, François-Noël Buffet.

6:40 p.m. : Marie-Pierre de La Gontrie, PS senator from Paris, questions the figure of “30,000 to 40,000 English supporters [qui] found themselves at the Stade de France without a ticket or with counterfeit tickets “, according to Gérald Darmanin. She demanded that the aerial images of the evening be unveiled, in order to confirm or disprove this figure, and that of 110,000 fans present around the Stade de France, while only 75,000 tickets were sold.

6:35 p.m. : Isn’t there a design issue in our law enforcement? “ “lDid the prefect of police dispatch the right units on the spot? “ in turn asks Jérôme Durain, PS Senator from Saône-et-Loire.

6:28 p.m. : Senators are now asking Gérald Darmanin and Amélie Oudéa-Castéra questions. And they are not tender. Michel Savin, Senator LR de l’Isère, thus accuses the Minister of the Interior of having overwhelmed the English supporters, without mentioning the responsibility of “gangs of young people in the chaos of this evening”. “Does this communication strategy of targeting almost exclusively English supporters aim to avoid targeting this crime?” he asks her.

6:21 p.m. : “My thoughts are with the British. I want to express my deepest condolences to those of them who are deprived of this match but also call on them to have a certain understanding of the difficulties we have encountered.” said the Minister of Sports in concluding his speech to the senators.

6:20 p.m. : The Minister of Sports tries to explain the origins of the problems encountered on Saturday in the Champions League final. “The very high proportion of counterfeit banknotes was not qualified: among those 50,000 [supporters attendus] we were not warned that this volume of counterfeit notes would be so high. “said Amélie Oudéa-Castéra.

6:14 p.m. : “I want to express my regret that 2,700 Liverpool fans who had real tickets were unable to attend the match.”says the Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, heard in the Senate regarding the catastrophic evening on Saturday.

6:11 p.m. : 6 pm, take another look at the news:

“Obviously things could have been better organized.” in the Champions League final on Saturday at the Stade de France, Gerald Darmanin told the Senate, while reaffirming the figures put forward by the authorities for several days, from 30,000 to 40,000 additional supporters without tickets or with fake tickets . Follow our live.

“I will propose that from Monday, Spanish or British citizens” who believe they were the victims of offenses on Saturday at the Stade de France “can file a complaint in their country”announces Gérald Darmanin.

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5:57 p.m. : Earlier, the Minister of the Interior stated that“There are an estimated 5,000 or 6,000 people pushing door grilles.” of the Stade de France.

5:55 p.m. : The websites of the French embassies in the United Kingdom and Spain will present “the terms of letters of complaint” to allow supporters to file a complaint.

5:53 p.m. : Police officers will be deployed in connection with the French embassies in Madrid and London “in order to attend” British and Spanish supporters who believe they were the victims of offenses on Saturday night at the Stade de France.

5:53 p.m. : “I will propose that from Monday, Spanish or British citizens” who believe they were the victims of offenses on Saturday “can file a complaint in their country”announces Gérald Darmanin.

5:44 p.m. : Out of the 30,000 to 40,000 extra fans without a ticket or with fake tickets, the authorities have said for several days, the Interior Minister recalls that the French Football Federation also mentions an additional 35,000 people at the Stade de France on Saturday night . The FFF a “found that 110,000 people had visited the Stade de France”, “on the basis of information gathered from the various public and private operators”. 75,000 tickets had been issued.

5:41 p.m. : Pre-filtering after the exit of the RER D, according to private security officers, “more than half” tickets were “fake” which blocked “several thousand” of British supporters, according to the Ministry of the Interior. After the pre-screening, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, spoke2,589 counterfeit tickets “ which were scanned at the access turnstiles, on the side of the English supporters.

5:32 p.m. : What exactly happened on Saturday night at the Stade de France? Our journalists Pierre Godon and Pauline Lecouvé sifted through the authorities’ arguments to explain the incidents during the Champions League final.

(MATTHIAS HANGST / GETTY IMAGES)

5:31 p.m. : Gerald Darmanin assures again that “difficulties and overflows have only taken place in the British rostrums” :

5:30 p.m. : Home Secretary assures thatily had very large enough police force for this event. ” Gerald Darmanin then returns to the course of events. He claims that there were “Significant pressure from thousands of supporters” on the pre-filtering set up on Saturday, before the Stade de France, between 7pm and 7.45pm.

5:25 p.m. : Here is the beginning of the speech of the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, on the incidents that took place at the Stade de France on Saturday night:

5:23 p.m. : “Normally, it is 18 months to organize such a final. France (…) organized this event in three months. In addition, a RATP strike was announced which massively displaced the supporters (…) of the RER B to RER D. “

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin begins his speech in the Senate.

5:19 p.m. : Paris communist leader Nicolas Bonnet-Oulaldj wears Liverpool Reds jersey to demand again before Paris Council resignation of police prefect and interior minister after incidents at stadium from France on Saturday.

5:14 p.m. : Remember that Emmanuel Macron claimed “transparency, light on the facts, ways to keep it from happening again and responsiveness” after the incidents around the Stade du France on Saturday, government spokeswoman Olivia Grégoire said.

5:10 p.m. : The hearing of Ministers Gérald Darmanin and Amélie Oudéa-Castéra begins in the Senate. You can follow her in our live.

4:47 p.m. : Preparation for the hearing of Darmanin & Oudéa-Castéra in the Senate after the fiasco of the organization of the final of the Champions League at the Stade de France #SaintDenis From memory of bailiff: hadn’t seen so much here since Benalla ”

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4:51 p.m. : LCI reporter Paul Larrouturou, who will cover the hearing of ministers in the Senate, mentions on Twitter 48 journalists accredited to the upper house of Parliament. “We haven’t seen so many here since Benalla”a bailiff told him.

4:44 p.m. : Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin and Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra will be heard in the Senate from 5 pm to answer questions from senators on incidents around the Stade de France in the Champions League final on Saturday. You can follow their audition live.

Minister of Sports and Olympic and Paralympic Games Amelie Oudea-Castera and Home Secretary Gerald Darmanin at a meeting to identify those responsible for the incidents of the Champions League final in Paris on 30 May 2022.

(THOMAS COEX / AFP)

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