What happened in Occitanie on Tuesday

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A law enforcement operation was launched in the night from Monday to Tuesday to evacuate the occupants of the site ZAD Amassada in Aveyron, who are opposed to a giant electric transformer project.

Roads around Toulouse were disrupted on Tuesday because of a demonstration by farmers.  Unions FDSEA and Young Farmers (JA) instigated the slowdowns and blockages.
Several hundred farmers also gathered in the major cities of the region – Montpellier, Nimes and also Perpignan to express their anger about pesticides and trade agreements.

Police in Trèbes near Carcassonne are asking for if anyone has seen a 43-year-old man who was last seen near the hospital in Carcassonne last month.  Please call 04 68 78 72 25 if you have any details.


After several months of work, the museum Jacobins d’Auch – renamed “musée des Amériques” – reopens its doors to the public on Saturday, October 12. Everything has been redesigned to better accommodate the Auch collection of pre-Columbian art.

Twenty people were arrested on Tuesday, including two in the Gard, and sixty cars seized in seven departments including Aude and Haute-Garonne in the context of an investigation into a fraud on VAT refunds on motor vehicles.

In Montpellier, a tribute was paid to the four officials of the police headquarters at Paris who were killed by their radicalised colleague.

The Hérault departmental council has developed a map of the noisiest roads, where the traffic is more than 8,200 vehicles per day. A citizen consultation was launched for two months in order to reduce the noise pollution for residents.

The Administrative Court of Toulouse has canceled the expulsion of Pierre Kilongo and his family, refugees in Massat, Ariège.

Three months to the day after the murder of Priscillia  and a week after the arrest of a suspect, Priscillia’s mother Sophie Gonzales was determined to speak to the residents of Estagel, Pyrénées-Orientales.  With great dignity, she called for appeasement in her village torn apart by the drama.