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A French retiree has symbolically filed a complaint against the president Emmanuel Macron after his controversial remarks on the unvaccinated against COVID-19 that he said he wanted to “piss off” , declaring himself “shocked and hurt” by these statements.
Comments deemed “discriminatory and insulting” by Didier Lalande, 63, resident of Rosiers-d 'Egletons in Corrèze, in central France.
As of Wednesday, he filed a complaint for what he calls “defamation and public threats by person in authority”, he said. he explained to AFP on Saturday, document in hand, confirming information from the regional newspaper La Montagne.
In an interview on Tuesday, Mr. Macron said: “the unvaccinated, I really want to piss them off. And so we will continue to do so, until the end. That's the strategy ”.
The retiree, not vaccinated against COVID-19, who says he is“ shocked and hurt ”by this interview, claims a“ symbolic ”approach, which does not has no chance of success, the President of the Republic being covered by his presidential immunity.
“They impose constraints on me that I respect”, but “I find it unbearable to question the citizenship of the unvaccinated ”, he said.
The controversial remarks of the French president have sparked a political storm, in the midst of an already very tense examination in the National Assembly of the bill transforming the health passport into vaccination passport, painfully adopted Thursday.