On this first Saturday after the start of the school year, the day was shaping up to be a test for opponents of the health pass who have been demonstrating every week since this summer.
On this eighth Saturday of the demonstration, the participation in the procession in Chartres did not fly away, but the determination still seemed as strong. They were between 800 and 1,000 to have gathered in Place Châtelet to express their opposition to the health pass, the vaccination obligation and, for some, the vaccine.
A teacher from the Saint-Ferdinand school in Chartres suspected of harassment
Tyler was demonstrating for the second time in Chartres after having done so several times in Paris. This young graphic designer explains his motivation: “I wait for people to wake up, to realize the gravity of the situation and the extent of the sanitary hoax that they accept without flinching! “
“The French have become guinea pigs …”
Guillaume, of German nationality, is a little more recovered. He takes the microphone and harangues the crowd on the forecourt of the departmental council: “France has passed the stage of dictatorship … The French have become guinea pigs … They set themselves up as human rights defenders, but are unable to defend their freedom! A firm tone that obviously did not meet with unanimity.
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In the middle of banners and placards, to the sound of songs and a drum, in a good-natured atmosphere, the demonstrators strolled through the center of Chartres to the cry of “Macron, your pass, we don’t want it!” “
According to an Odoxa Backbone consulting study, published Thursday by Le Figaro, 67% of French people approve of the Health Pass, which President Emmanuel Macron has not ruled out extending beyond November 15.