Obama condemns the sending by the Trump of the federal agents against “peaceful protesters”

Obama condamne l’envoi par Trump d’agents fédéraux contre des «manifestants pacifiques»

Washington | former u.s. president Barack Obama condemned on Thursday the submission by the government of Donald Trump of the federal agents against “peaceful protesters” and the authorities ‘ efforts to “attack the right to vote” of Americans.

Despite the progress made by civil rights activists, “we can see our federal government send agents to use gas lacymogène and batons against peaceful demonstrators,” he said at the funeral in Atlanta, one of the figures most respected in this struggle, John Lewis.

“While we are sitting here, those in power are doing everything they can to discourage people from going to vote”, he added.

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