287 arrests in France during Monday's demonstrations, including 234 in Paris over Pension Reform

Pension reform: 287 Arrests in France during Monday’s Demonstrations, including 234 in Paris

ANGER Barricades were erected in the capital on Monday evening In the evening of Monday, 287 demonstrators were arrested, almost all of them in Paris (234), during the demonstrations after the adoption of the pension reform via the recourse to article 49 paragraph 3 of the Constitution, a we learned this Tuesday from a police source. In Paris, […]

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Gendarmes have cleared protestors against pension reform at Donges

Pension Reform: The Gendarmes Evacuate the Oil Port of Donges for a Delivery of Diesel

PROTEST: The oil terminal in Donges had been occupied for a week by unions opposed to the pension reform They put an end to the blockage that had lasted for a week. During the night of Monday to Tuesday, the police intervened in Donges (Loire-Atlantique) to unblock the oil terminal which was paralyzed by demonstrators opposed […]

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Police have banned Pension Reform protests from parts of Paris

Pension Reform: Gatherings at Place de la Concorde in Paris Banned by the Police

PROTESTS: More than 300 people were arrested on Thursday and Friday following clashes at Place de la Concorde, where people had gathered to demonstrate against the pension reform Gatherings in Place de la Concorde, as well as on the Champs-Elysées, were banned on Saturday by the Paris police headquarters. The day before and the day before, in Paris, […]

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Petrol Refinery blocked against the pension reform

Pension Reform: The Shutdown of the Facilities at the TotalEnergies Refinery in Normandy Began on Friday Evening

STRIKE: This blockage should not cause fuel shortages The shutdown of the facilities at the TotalEnergies refinery in Normandy, the largest in France, “started Friday evening”, declared this Saturday by the secretary general of the CGT of the Normandy platform, Alexis Antonioli. “The units have been on hold since last night,” he added. However, this shutdown will take several days and […]

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Pension reform protests in Lyon

Pension Reform: Violence in Lyon, a Ransacked District Town Hall and 36 Arrests

A new demonstration against the pension reform gave rise to violence and clashes in Lyon on Friday evening. The town hall of the 4th arrondissement was ransacked. New episode in the mobilization against the pension reform and the use of 49.3 in Lyon (Rhône) this Friday 17th March 2023 after a first demonstration which gave rise to clashes and violence Thursday […]

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Fuel Refineries are to be blocked to protest against the pension reform

Pension Reform: After Rubbish Collectors, Refineries Under Threat of Blockages

PENSION REFORM PROTESTS: Two refineries could be shut down according to the CGT, which is already blocking fuel shipments After the passage in force to the Assembly, the coup de force with the workers. The Minister of Industry Roland Lescure hinted this Saturday that the government could make requisitions in the event of the shutdown of […]

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Strikers at Paris Rubbish collectors against pension reform violently dislodged

Rubbish Collectors Strike: The Strikers of the Garage of Ivry-sur-Seine Violently Dislodged this Friday Morning

PENSION REFORM: They blocked the garage at Ivry-sur-Seine which houses 80 dump trucks since 6th March against the pension reform “We expected it, but not in this way. This morning, the rubbish collectors on strike at the Ivry-Victo-Hugo garage were dislodged by the police. On strike since the 6th March, they held a picket in front of the facilities that […]

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Pension reform: Emmanuel Macron has chosen to use 49.3

Pension Reform: Emmanuel Macron Has Chosen to Use 49.3

DEMOCRACY: A Council of Ministers convened urgently validated this choice Did Emmanuel Macron cross the Rubicon? After a tense morning, during which summit meetings followed one another, the Head of State decided to use Article 49.3 of the Constitution to pass his pension reform without a vote in the Assembly. A Council of Ministers was convened urgently a few minutes before the […]

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Several ports blocked by strikers against pension reform

Pension Reform: Several Major Ports Blocked this Thursday

PROTESTS: The ports of Nantes and Saint-Nazaire, but also those of Brest, Le Havre and Calais were stopped this Thursday against the pension reform At the call of the CGT, a “dead ports” day is underway in several sites in the country. Disturbances and blockages are particularly reported in Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, Brest, Le Havre, or Calais. […]

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In Rennes, the former occupied cinema has been evacuated

Pension Reform: In Rennes, the Former Occupied Cinema has been Evacuated

END OF DANCE: The occupation of the L’Arvor cinema started on Saturday after a stormy demonstration against the pension reform The L’Arvor cinema in Rennes had been occupied since March 11 following the demonstration against the pension reform. This Monday morning, the police are evacuating the old cinema at the request of the city, owner of […]

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