Indicted in September for endangering others, the former Minister of Health, Agnès Buzyn, has confidence and wants to “restore the truth of the facts” while the hearings of the Court of Justice of the Republic will soon begin .
Invited on the set of CNews on October 10, the former Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn wanted to be confident in the face of her indictment for “endangering the life of others” by the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR).
Agnès Buzyn: “I have my conscience for me”. The former minister explains that she has “no doubt that the truth will be known” even if being called into question is “painful”. “I am under police protection” she concludes. pic.twitter.com/ldisDiAw89
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While the hearings of the CJR are about to start, the former minister affirmed to Jean-Pierre Elkabbach that there was “no doubt that the truth will be[ait] known”. “I am testifying regularly, being heard by judges,” she assured.
“We felt somehow invulnerable,” concedes Buzyn
“For someone like me who has dedicated his life to the health of people, to imagine that I could voluntarily do an act that would harm the health of anyone is painful,” she said. now live “under police protection”.
“That’s life and I don’t hold it against anyone, because I think this pandemic has been a real shock for the French. We felt somehow invulnerable, like all Western countries, with solid health systems, so I understand this phenomenon of fear, but I think the truth will come, ”said Agnès Buzyn.
If the Health portfolio represented for her “the culmination of all [sa] professional career ”, his indictment seems to have swept away his past halo. “I have the nerves because I have my conscience for me”, she launched.
Agnès Buzyn is the first personality to be indicted for the government’s management of the Covid-19 epidemic. However, she was placed under the more favorable status of assisted witness for “voluntary abstention from fighting a disaster”. As a reminder, she had resigned in February 2020, as the Covid-19 epidemic was spreading in France and she was embarking on the municipal campaign in Paris. She then joined the office of the Director-General of WHO in January 2021.