The societal context of these last days, basically marked by the death of George Floyd in the United States, has been revived in Rachida Dati painful memories.
On Canal+, in the program Clique, the one who was keeper of the Seals under Nicolas Sarkozy was obliged to comment on the debate about police violence. After a story on Zyed Benna and Bouna Traoré, who died in 2005 while trying to flee a police check, the candidate in the local elections in paris appeared shaken, close to tears. "When I saw the parents (of the young), I saw my own ", she first explained, voice trembling.
Read also police Violence : Macron requisitioned by the government
"When I saw the parents of Zyed Benna and Bouna Traoré, I saw mine. I have experienced so many things. I am not a victim."
— CLICKS, 20h25 in the clear on C+ (@cliquetv) June 9, 2020
The former keeper of the Seals @datirachida moved to tears on the set of #CLICKS. pic.twitter.com/tItkk5NgU6
"If you have succeeded, it is also for us"
"This is the first time Rachida Dati that I see you moved," said the presenter of the chain, Mouloud Achour. "We're in a society where when the emotion overflows, it is said that you victimisez. I have experienced so many things. I am not a victim ", said the mayor of the 7th arrondissement of Paris. And to add : "When I saw George Floyd under the knee of the policeman, I have not been able to finish the video. Because I have seen young people who were arrested and who did not come back. "
The municipal official also recalled his personal history and his debut in the capital, far from its bases. "I remember, I had started to work in Paris, and mom called me, she told me, there are doe and his son, who was onboard, it was not new, just. I took the TGV I went down to Châlons, I was writing letters and letters and letters, "said Rachida Dati, emphasizing what her mother said at the time :" Rachida, if you have succeeded, it is also for us, it is also for others. "