Aude: A candidate replacement RN for the department compares migrants to “cockroaches”

The essentials Several texts published on Facebook by a candidate replacing the RN of the department in Aude are the subject of an investigation by the Public Prosecutor in Carcassonne.

Henri Lopez Terres, RN substitute candidate in the departmental elections in Aude, would have written several posts on Facebook between March and June 2021, according to L’Indépendant, which are the subject of an investigation by the Carcassonne public prosecutor.

Our colleagues report that the Prosecutor of the Republic of Carcassonne, Florence Galtier, confirmed on the morning of Thursday 10 June that an investigation into Henri Lopez Terres’ comments on Facebook was ongoing.

Les Bleus, “a troop of monkeys”

On these publications reported by The Independent we can read: “Arabs, migrants and cockroaches, minors or not, are pests.” Or again: “This team from” Blues “that we would like to pass off as modern national heroes, while it is just a group of monkeys that barely chase a ball (…).

The titular candidate, succeeded by Henri Lopez Terres, Marc Palacz told our colleagues not to be aware while minimizing the facts. For his part, the head of the RN in Aude Christophe Barthès is categorical: “If the facts are proven, he will be suspended and join the disciplinary council.”

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