Journalist Hugo Clément threatened by hunters during a press conference
Louise Bernard, with Solène Delinger
Journalist Hugo Clément, a great defender of the animal cause, is regularly threatened by hunters on social networks. This time, his great detractors came to meet him, to “fuck the mess”, during a press conference that the journalist gave for his book. On Twitter, Hugo Clément explained that these pressures would not silence him.
Hugo Clément was in Le Havre to give a conference about his latest book. But in front of the room, “a handful of hunters”, a dozen, had come to “pressure to cancel the event”, according to the journalist’s testimony on social networks. Hunters who threatened to “fuck the mess”.
Conference tonight in Le Havre.
300 people present to discuss my book.
In front of the room, a handful of hunters are pushing to have the event canceled, threatening to “fuck up”. Violence to silence… But we will not be silent.
— Hugo Clement (@hugoclement) December 7, 2022
“We will not be silent”
As they had not reserved their place, they did not have the right to access the room. A video was taken as they were asked to leave the building. On Twitter, Hugo Clément thanked the public, the police, the security service and the organizers “who did not give in to intimidation”. The journalist adds: “Violence to silence… But we will not be silent”.
Hugo Clément regularly threatened by hunters
Hugo Clément is regularly threatened by hunters on social networks, because of his regular positions against hunting and then in his book, he devotes an entire chapter to it. But this is the first time they have come to meet him.
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