June 24, 2024



Alexandre Benalla: Macron’s former bodyguard goes on trial for violence against protester


By Euronews with AFP, AP

A former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has gone on trial in Paris on multiple charges.

Alexandre Benalla is accused of voluntary violence, illegally wearing a police badge and carrying a weapon.

Three years ago, he was filmed hitting a man and violently dragging a woman during a May Day demonstration in 2018.

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