” Every November 13 has become a kind of discreet party. Feast of memory and life of members of a club in which none of us wanted to be a member. We come together to contemplate our memories and dive into the abyss together, never to forget. The words, posted on Twitter this Saturday, are those of an ex-hostage of the Bataclan, David Fritz-Goeppinger, survivor of the attacks November 13, 2015, which the country commemorated the six years this Saturday.
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The victims had been deprived of it last year because of the Covid pandemic. The tribute comes this year two months after the start of the trial-river of attacks that left 131 dead and more than 350 injured.
” The trial has brought us all closer together and there is a very strong desire to meet in a commemorative setting. “, Told AFP the president of the association of victims Life for Paris, Arthur Dénouveaux. Before this weekend of commemoration, no hearing was scheduled Thursday and Friday: the trial will resume Tuesday, November 16.
“Last year, we were banned from coming and we all experienced it very badly. This year, there is a real need to come together, reinforced by the trial ”, loose Bruno Poncet in front of Le Bataclan, where the survivors and the relatives of the victims listened with emotion to the resounding under the grayness of the name of each of the 90 people who perished in the concert hall.
The names of the victims
Prime Minister Jean Castex, notably accompanied by four ministers and the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, visited each of the six sites targeted by Daesh terrorist commandos six years ago, in Saint-Denis and Paris: the Stadium de France, the terraces, then the Bataclan performance hall.
In memory of Manuel Dias and in respect to the many wounded and victims of terrorism at this place on the evening of November 13, 2015. pic.twitter.com/0uaYOn81GQ
– Jean Castex (@JeanCASTEX) November 13, 2021
In front of the Bataclan, the survivors and relatives of the victims listened with emotion to the resounding in the grayness of the name of each of the 90 people who perished in the concert hall.
For her part, the Vice-President of the United States, Kamala Harris, who ends a four-day visit to France on Saturday, deposited a bouquet of white flowers shortly after noon in front of the terrace of the bar Le Carillon. She then crossed the street to enter the facility briefly.
A minute of silence must be observed on Saturday evening just before the kick-off of the France-Kazakhstan football match at the Parc des Princes at 8:45 p.m.
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