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The Student Cockade is a right wing souverainist French student union, founded in 2015 at the University of Paris II Assas faculty in France[1]. It claims presence in 22 different universities across France.[2]

Student Cockade
LocationFrance
EstablishedMay 6, 2015
PresidentStudent Cockade
Members1200

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History

The Student Cockade was founded on May 6, 2015 in the panthéon-Assas university as a split of the already existing right wing student union Union nationale inter-universitaire (UNI), it was founded as a way tu unite the different youth wing of the right wing political parties in France, (mostly, Droite Populaire, Front national, Debout la France, Parti Chrétien Démocrate)[3]

During the year 2018 the Student Cockade was made famous by it's fierce and sometimes violent opposition to university blocus.[4]

During the student elections of 2019 at the universtity of nanterre fighting broke out between a group of Student Cockade members and left wing antifascists groups, the student cockade won multiple seats after the incident.[5]

During the 2020 student elections in France, numerous incident opposed the student cockade to left wing student groups and antifascist mouvements[6]

Organisation

Year President
2015 2016 Maxime Duvauchelle[7]
2017 2019 Quentin Limongi[8]
2019 today Luc Lahalle[9]

See also

Union nationale inter-universitaire

References

  1. Boni, Marc de (2015-09-02). "Un syndicat étudiant souvernainiste allant des Républicains au FN voit le jour". Le Figaro.fr (in français). Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  2. "sections". La Cocarde Etudiante (in français). Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  3. Heidsieck, Louis (May 16, 2018). "Le blocage des universités donne des ailes aux syndicats patriotes". Le Figaro.fr.
  4. figaro, le. "Des étudiants anti-blocage agressés à Tolbiac". Le Figaro Etudiant.
  5. figaro, le. "À Nanterre, violente bagarre générale entre étudiants "antifas" et souverainistes". Le Figaro Etudiant.
  6. Rédaction, La (February 5, 2020). "Nanterre - Nouvelle élection étudiante sous tension". La Gazette de la Défense.
  7. "La " Cocarde étudiante " s'affiche, mais sans la gauche". L'Opinion (in français). 2016-02-10. Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  8. Bossuet, Kevin. "Violences, dégradations et amphis bloqués : l'extrême gauche détruit l'université". Valeurs actuelles (in français). Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  9. L'Incorrect (2019). "L'UNEF introduit dans nos facultés les thèses indigénistes". Incorrect (4): 38–39. ISSN 2557-1966.

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