№00624

Virgil R. 

CASE №00624
NAME: Virgil R.
COUNTRY: France
RIGHTS VIOLATION: Police brutality
YEAR: 2023
CASE INFORMATION:

On June 29, 2023, Virgil R., a 24-year-old resident of Nanterre who was participating in a peaceful demonstration in memory of the teenager Nael killed by police officers, was shot with a traumatic gun by French police officers and lost his left eye as a result.

Returning home from a demonstration, the young man was confronted by a police patrol, he wanted to run away from the officers, fearing for his life, but one of the officers shot Virgil in the head with a traumatic gun. Taken to hospital, Virgil spent a week in the ophthalmology department of Paris’ Cochen Hospital. A surgeon confirmed that he had permanently lost his left eye.

Virgil has filed a lawsuit against the police officers and is demanding a just punishment for them.

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MASS MEDIA ABOUT THE CASE:

“I had a whole part of my face shattered”: 24-year-old Virgil’s statement to police.

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CASE STATUS:

The Action Group has asked the French President Emmanuel Macron and the French Minister of Justice, Eric Dupont-Moretti, for clarification on the current case. The Action Group considers it important to combat police violence and can provide legal and informational support to Virgil R and his family if necessary.

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