Paris Court Strikes Down Outdoor Mask Mandate – the 2nd in Quick Succession

ER Editor: We issue an MSM alert, sadly, for RT who do a pretty decent job of buying into Covid fear. What they fail to mention in the story below is that this is the 2nd court in the Paris area to rule against the automatic, blanket outdoor mask mandate in as many days. The administrative court in the Versailles area (called Les Yvelines, to the west of Paris) did the same this week. See The Administrative Court of Versailles Cancels the Wearing of Masks in the Yvelines.


Court strikes down outdoor mask mandate

A French tribunal said a regional masking requirement infringes on personal freedom


An outdoor mask mandate in France’s Paris region has been struck down by a judge, who called the rule a major violation of citizens’ liberties just two weeks after it was reimposed.

Court strikes down outdoor mask mandate

The Paris Administrative Tribunal ruled against the masking policy on Thursday, according to AFP, rejecting the mandate as “an excessive, disproportionate and inappropriate infringement … of personal freedom.” The ruling applies not only to the city of Paris and its 2.1 million residents, but to seven other departments in the broader Paris region, or some 12 million people in total. (ER: This is more or less the entire Paris area.)

The outdoor mask rule was struck down less than a month after officials revived it in late December, citing the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, which has helped to drive a spike in Covid-19 cases across Paris in recent days. Though all of France has experienced a similar surge, Paris has seen its infections grow to some 3,899 infections per 100,000 residents over the last seven days, according to Reuters, compared to 3,002 per 100,000 for the whole country.

Though local officials have yet to respond to the ruling, Florian Philippot – a vocal critic of the government’s pandemic policies who chairs the right-wing Patriot Party (ER: because fighting for your fundamental liberties is ‘right-wing’) – cheered the decision in a tweet later on Thursday, saying “Live free” and “live happily!”

Paris was not the only region to step up its Covid measures in the face of Omicron, with France as a whole recently imposing an indoor masking requirement for children aged 6 and up, ending a previous exemption for the younger age group.




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2 Comments on Paris Court Strikes Down Outdoor Mask Mandate – the 2nd in Quick Succession

  1. Game over : the predators in France won’t have support by the military : Military doctors are beginning to sue for collusion with the ennemy !

    « Les médecins militaires commencent à porter plainte au pénal pour collusion avec l’ennemi, mise en danger de la vie d’autrui et en particulier des forces armées!!! »

    Xavier Azalbert, compte personnel a retweeté
    Pinsolle Typhaine
    Enfin !!
    Il aura fallu 7 mois de silence, et combien de jeunes soldats, de pères de famille, morts, non pas au Champ d’honneur pour la France, mais dans un silence total et sans aucun hommage, sans aucune décoration militaire ??
    Citer le Tweet
    Yo Ma
    · 5h
    🚨🚨🚨💥💥💥 BOOOM!
    Des soldats 🇨🇵 sont morts suite aux 💉 #COVIDー19.
    Les médecins militaires commencent à porter plainte au pénal pour collusion avec l’ennemi, mise en danger de la vie d’autrui et en particulier des forces armées!!!
    Et ce n’est que le début!!! 💥💥💥
    RT svp!

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