Ouch … the incredible Yannick Rousselet, the campaigner at Greenpeace against Nukes, Yannick Rousselet, whose ideas and actions of genius are no longer counted, is now a government target. As everywhere, the state/establishment when under pressure resorts to authoritarianism and force. In France, Greenpeace anti-nuclear activist,Yannick Rousselet, has had his house raided in the early hours of the morning…with the police pulling up outside in their black vans and taking photos (including family photos), computers, USBs, files etc. on the basis that Yannick has been threatening state defence secrets. It’s what happens when your campaigns are successful enough to threaten the state
Nuclear News 19th Dec 2016 read more »
[Machine Translation] The home of a Greenpeace executive searched by the DGSI On Tuesday, December 13, the home of Yannick Rousselet, a nuclear campaigner for Greenpeace France, was searched by officials from the Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI). According to Yannick Rousselet, they acted “by order of the public prosecutor of the Republic of Paris”. At the origin of the search, a complaint lodged by Christophe Quintin, senior official of defense for national security, and Christian Riac, brigadier general, national responsible for nuclear security.
France Bleu 19th Dec 2016 read more »
[Machine Translation] The facts go back to December 13, early in the morning: Yannick Rousselet, nuclear campaigner for Greenpeace France, sees arriving at his home in Cherbourg-Octeville, officials of the Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI), by order of the Prosecutor Of the Republic of Paris. All the digital media present at the home of militant Greenpeace are seized and taken away. Yannick Rousselet is served with a future conviction for police custody. The only reason given to him is “compromise of the secrecy of National Defense”.
Ouest France 19th Dec 2016 read more »