French President Emmanuel Macron responded to the release of a brutal police video. He was "very shocked", it said on Friday from circles of the presidential palace. According to the prosecutor, four officers who had previously been suspended should be questioned in police custody that afternoon. You would have received a corresponding summons. </p><div> <p>A video published on Thursday shows how several police officers massively attack a music producer in the entrance of his production studio. In France, criticism of the police continued after the violent images became known. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin will now have to explain the latest incidents in the National Assembly on Monday.</p>
“These police officers didn’t screw up, they are criminals who have committed serious crimes,” said the lawyer for music producer Hafida El Ali on Friday at BFM TV. You would have beaten your client several times for several minutes. She is sure that her client would be in jail without the surveillance video.
Numerous politicians, but also athletes, were shocked after the video was published. The top French footballers Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé expressed their horror on Twitter. “Stop racism,” demanded Mbappé. The black music producer stated that he had been racially insulted by the police several times.
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