It is the most ephemeral candidacy in the history of the regions. A few weeks before the June elections, Kamel Agag-Boudjahlat, inducted on April 30, head of the National Rally (RN) list for the Territoire de Belfort (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté), resigned… on May 3.
Since the broadcast of his campaign clip, where he was displayed alongside Julien Odoul, head of the RN list for the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, the brother of the essayist Fatiha Agag-Boudjahlat, virulent activist of secularism, was the target of numerous online attacks.
” [Mon frère] is sincere, he exposes himself. Because he no longer supports the state of the country, violence ”, the latter defended it on 1er May on Twitter, while the 38-year-old educator of the judicial protection of young people (PJJ), who lives in the district of Little Holland, in Montbéliard, preferred to terminate his telephone line and close his accounts on social networks.
The same day, on the phone, the young father of Algerian origin confided to Jacques Ricciardetti, federal RN official in the Doubs, where he has been inserted since March, that he suffered “Enormous pressure”, but that he “Held on”. “I’m a kickboxer! “, added the young MMA champion. “I told him to take screenshots and that we would file a complaint on Monday. And then… I haven’t heard from any more ”, says Ricciardetti.
“I wanted to win a seat on the regional council, and then I would have dropped the mask. I wanted to make the buzz. »Kamel Agag-Boudjahlat
Kamel Agag-Boudjahlat preferred to contact the local press to announce his withdrawal. “I was endangering members of my family”, he told Republican East. Before embarking on an astonishing back-pedaling operation: the candidate now claims to have wanted “Infiltrate” the party of Marine Le Pen.
“I was planning to write a book called I infiltrated the National Rally. This party that I experienced from the inside has not changed compared to the National Front. He rides the hatred of the other, the theory of conspiracy and chaos, he declares. I wanted to win a seat on the regional council, and then I would have dropped the mask. I wanted to make the buzz ”, he explains. He now calls for “Vote against the RN”.
Invested quickly by national authorities
Since this twist, stupor has reigned in the local party bodies. Of course, this founder of the 6Toyenship association, who in turn supported Pierre Moscovici, the local right and Jean-Luc Mélenchon, was very quickly invested by national authorities – traditionally not very careful with the casting… The departmental delegate of the RN in Belfort, Marie-Laure Duchanoy, assures us that she “Did not know him two hours before the official list was presented to the press”.
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