Farida Chikh, a carer sentenced to a suspended fine for having notably addressed the fingers of honor to the police during a demonstration, will be a substitute in Ivry-sur-Seine. She is alongside Mathilde Panot, the president of the rebellious group in the National Assembly. A choice that may surprise. Mathilde Panot, La France insoumise deputy for the 10th constituency of Val-de-Marne and president of the group in the National Assembly, will have Farida Chikh as her deputy for the legislative elections. This nurse was sentenced to a suspended fine for throwing projectiles at police officers during a demonstration by caregivers in June 2020. “Application submitted with my substitute Farida Chick in the prefecture”, wrote the parliamentarian on her Twitter account this Wednesday. An arrest which had reacted While a nurse at the Paul-Brousse hospital in Villejuif (Val-de-Marne), the caregiver was arrested on June 16, 2020 in the midst of a demonstration by caregivers who denounced their working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19. She had thrown projectiles and made the fingers of honor in the direction of the police, against a background of strong tensions between the procession and the police. The hospital official was then brutally arrested, in particular being pulled by the hair. Asthmatic, she then demanded access to her Ventolin from the police, a request first refused by the police who had arrested her, before finally granting her request. “It was not against the police””I was exhausted, I had lost half of my patients, it was not against the police that I threw the bitumen, it was symbolic (…) But when you are in anger, you do not think about what you are doing”, then argued the fifty-year-old at the helm in February 2021. Sentenced in September 2021 for “violence which did not result in temporary incapacity for work”, she had to pay 300 euros in damages to two police officers, without entailing registration on his criminal record, which is therefore still blank.” She embodies the dignity of caregivers and patients “On the side of rebellious France, we defend this choice.” Farida Chikh has been fighting for the public hospital for 20 years, she embodies the dignity of caregivers and patients ts abused during the health crisis but also the daily fight of these millions of women for emancipation who must lead professional and family life together”, explains Mathilde Panot. “She is a tireless and respected field activist, and her fights are more topical than ever while many emergency services are closing”, adds the deputy of Val-de-Marne. The young woman also ticks the boxes of these courses that wants to put forward La rebellious France by relying on figures of social mobilizations of recent years. Rachel Kéké, one of the chambermaids who opposed the Accor hotel group, or Stéphane Ravacley, who went on a hunger strike to his apprentice, then without a residence permit, were both invested by the New Popular Ecological and Social Union (Nupes).
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