In Paris, police went on a “March of anger”

In Paris took place many thousands demonstration police called a “March of anger”. It is reported by Le Figaro.

The action began with a minute of silence in memory of Xavier Gugele, police, killed during the attack on the Champs Elysees on April 20.

“Today is the manifestation of the guards, the sentinels of the Republic, laborers National police”, — said the leader of the trade Union of law enforcement officers of Yves Lefebvre. According to him, the protesters demand that the problems of police drew the attention of both candidates in presidents of the country.

As writes the edition, the protesters shouted slogans: “the Police attack — the society is in danger!”, “We work in a hellish rhythm, we have a right to privacy!”

As explained in the Union of law enforcement officers, they require an increase in the minimum wage of police officers for 150 euros per month, as well as changes in the schedule of service to have double weekends.

The evening of 20 April in the centre of the French capital there was a shootout in which a policeman was killed. Two more guards were injured. One of the attackers was liquidated in retaliatory fire, the second, presumably, disappeared.