The Interior invites the prefects to monitor social networks to protect local elected officials

Elected officials, and in particular parliamentarians, have been the subject in recent weeks of threatening messages addressed to them directly or via social networks ”.

According to France Info and AFP, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin has just sent a message to the prefects asking them to sharpen in particular “ the day before the networks social networks to detect hate messages ”against elected officials.

And this one to ask state officials to report these messages on Pharos, if any.

Already last March, the Minister of the Interior recalled the training launched at his request with the national gendarmerie relating to the management of incivility and attacks to which local elected officials may be victims.

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