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Principal threatened with death, complaints, investigation... Parisian Maurice-Ravel high school in turmoil

The principal of the Maurice-Ravel high school was threatened death on social networks after an altercation with a BTS student about her veil. An investigation was carried out into the matter. open for cyberharassment.

The principal of the Maurice-Ravel high school, located in in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, was é threatened death on social networks after asking for help &agrav; a BTS student to remove her veil, Wednesday February 28, according to information from Europe 1. The incident would have escalated ;ré and the principal would have intervened with more vehemence in the face of the repeated refusal. of the 19-year-old young woman. The latter complained of violence at the hands of the man. This Friday, March 1, the Maurice-Ravel high school was blocked. by several dozen students from the establishment to demand the resignation of the principal.

At the same time, an investigation into cyberharassment was launched. opened. The principal has since received the support of several political figures. Thus, the Minister of Education, Nicole Belloubet, addressed: on X "all [his] support to the principal and & all the high school teams, denouncing an unacceptable situation. She also specified that she had "mobilizedé services to guarantee security of the principal and contacted the prosecutor. The president of the Ile-de-France region, Valérie Pécresse, also shared her &quot ;unreserved support for the principal and the teams of the Maurice-Ravel high school & Paris" on the social network.

Two complaints filed

The alleged victim explains that he left the school around 3 p.m. this Wednesday and came across someone. The director. "I had my bonnet and my hood as well as my veil on my head. The principal arrived. towards us and started &agrav; yelling at my girlfriend. I turned around, he pushed me and hit me hard on the arm. indicates the BTS student at Le Parisien.

A complaint was made. filed this Friday for "violence not having led to" disability of work" by the high school student. For his part, the principal filed complaint for "act of intimidation towards a person participating & the execution of a public service mission to obtain an exemption from the rules governing this service. Due to death threats made to Against the principal, the national center for the fight against online hatred seized control. folder. Threats of destruction of the establishment are also circulating.

"He brought himé a very violent blow to the upper body"

Students presenting themselves as witnesses report that the principal would have “challenged” her very much. They aggressively told him to reveal his hair. She did not react directly. He, showing himself more and more aggressive, shook her by holding her arm, she backed away. in shock and he raised his head his hand on her and brought her a very violent blow to the upper body. A young man intervened to push away the principal, who was still very aggressive" can we read in the columns of Le Parisien. "I'triedé to justify myself by telling him that if he had asked me I would Kindly, I would have removed it. my veil immediately" she indicated. to the police services. She also confides on a daily basis her wish to see the principal resign. The rectorate, for its part, deplores an "incident undermining the values ​​of the Republic (laïcit&eac;), taken up and diverted on social networks, generating defamatory remarks and threats.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116