On Wednesday 5 June, a young student militant in Paris, Clément Méric, was shopping with his friends. They had an exchange with some individuals who were members of far right organisations who later on confronted Clément and his friends. They severely beat Clément, using a knuckle duster. He was knocked unconscious, and after being hospitalised, was pronounced brain dead.
This is a tragedy, and heartbreaking. Our condolences go to Clément’s family and his friends.
Clément was 19 years old, studying political science at university. He was known for being calm and thoughtful. He was