Violence on May 1st: Government Criticized and Unions Frustrated, 109 People in Custody

In the aftermath of the violence committed by thugs in Paris during the May Day demonstration, the government is strongly criticized. The Paris demonstration of May 1st, overshadowed by the violence of ultra-left groups , has provoked union frustrations – with fears for the right to demonstrate – and political controversy over possible police failures. The parade …

labour law: 5 Complaints of Police Brutality During Demonstrations in Rennes

At least five complaints were filed in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine) for police violence. The complaints came after two protests against labour law on 31st March and 9th April, we have learned this Friday from several students. The prosecutor of Rennes, Nicolas Jacquet, confirmed that the complaints “have all led to referral by the Rennes floor of …

Labour law: #NuitDebout … New evacuation of protesters Republic Square

The collective “Night Stand” born of protest against the labour law, spent their second night outside before being evacuated by the police … They were still many last night. The police have indeed moved in this Saturday morning to a new evacuation of protesters, who occupied the Republic Square in Paris to oppose the labour law. “80 militants …