One of the premises of the restaurant in the 10th arrondissement of Paris had been squatted by activists for two months.
The affair had caused a stir a few weeks ago. One of the premises of Petit Cambodge, a restaurant in the 10th arrondissement which had been targeted during the attacks of November 13, 2015, was squatted by activists who explained that they wanted “Fight against the gentrification of the neighborhood” since November 14th. After a legal battle lasting several weeks between the owners of the restaurant and the squatters, the courts ordered the latter’s expulsion on Monday, January 4.
The police carried out this eviction this Wednesday at the beginning of the afternoon. “The premises were taken over today and the owner was able to repossess the premises“, Writes the prefecture of police of the city of Paris in a press release.
A third restaurant for Le Petit Cambodge
The premises in question, located rue Jean et Marie Moinon in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, had been rented since December 2015 by the owners of Petit Cambodge. They had planned to recover it to open a third restaurant after those on rue Alibert and rue Beaurepaire, located in the same district. But from November 24, squatters had therefore taken possession of the premises, explaining in a statement wanting to fight against the gentrification of eastern Paris. These estimated “Legitimate that such a space should return to the animation and collective life of the district, rather than to the frenzied consumption of public space and our free time in a once again commercial logic”.
After a first hearing on December 18 and a referral on December 29, the Paris court ordered in a decision issued on January 4 a “immediate eviction“And”without delayOf squatters. Thing done, therefore, this Wednesday.
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