He denounces a "Police repression which is exerted on [his] person", and one "Phenomenon of insults and caricatures"that he says to undergo daily, including on social networks. He and his family were also reported to have received death threats. He was seriously injured in the eye during a demonstration in Paris last January.
"I'm just a citizen, a simple plumber, I'm not trained to that"says Jérôme Rodrigues, who does not plan to leave the movement of yellow vests. He hopes to be reinstated for the event scheduled for 21 September. He is also preparing a cyberbullying complaint.