Environmental and Animal Rights activists join together to pay tribute to Rémi Fraisse, an environmental activist who was killed by the police for defending a natural reserve against the construction of a dam in the south of France.
Rémi Fraisse, 21, was actively campaigning against the construction of the Sivens Dam in the south west Tarn region of France. He died Sunday morning after being hit by a grenade launched by police. Daily Mail reports that “seven police officers were injured after around 2,000 people gathered to protest, with some throwing Molotov Cocktails.”
Veronique Nicole Perrot reports that:
“The Valls government is made up of a brutal police force which tear gasses and beats activists in both environmental and animal rights activism and we want to put an end to it. Rémi’s death is the latest in a government which is becoming more and more fascist…