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Proposed French anti-radicalism law runs into controversy

Critics have said that the proposed law will stigmatize Muslims and that the existing laws are enough to cover the issues sought to be addressed by the new legislation.

French trade unions hit the streets against government’s insensitivity

On Thursday, major trade unions in France mobilized in over 100 locations against the government’s failure to address the issues of workers and youth. They also condemned the meager raise in minimum wage proposed for the year

Teachers strike in France demanding better wages and working conditions

Protests were also held in major French cities including Paris Marseilles, Lille and Lyon.

Student Protest-France Crisis-hit university students protest in France seeking government support

University students across France, confined to online classes and deprived of their scholarships and income from part time jobs, are facing serious financial, academic and psychological difficulties

French students protest government apathy in education sector

The call for the mobilisation was given by students’ unions including the Union of Communist Students (UEC), National Union of Students of France (UNEF), Students Solidarity etc.

Protests continue in France against Global Security Bill

Tens of thousands of people hit the streets across France on Saturday in another major protest against the draconian Global Security bill proposed by Emmanuel Macron’s government in November last year

French Communism The Congress of Tours and the birth of the organized communist movement in France

This December 30th marks the centenary of the foundation of the organized communist movement in France at the historic 18th national congress of the Socialist Party – French Section of the Workers’ International (SFIO), held in Tours in 1920

Interview-MJCF-France “Global Security Bill: French government’s posture is hypocritical and dangerous”

Sofian Nejjari of Mouvement Jeunes communistes de France, a communist youth organization, talks about the protests against the Global Security Bill, the repression unleashed against the protesters and the impact of the policies of the Macron government

French journalists in forefront of upsurge against Global Security Bill

Pablo Aiquel of the French journalists’ union SNJ-CGT talks about the massive upsurge against the government’s Global Security Bill which gives greater powers to the police

Police repress protesters in France

In Paris, the police attacked the demonstrations and detained several protesters. The continuous protests have forced the government on the back foot but the protesters have demanded more concrete steps

Protests continue in France against draconian Global Security Bill

The continuous protests against the Global Security Bill have forced the government on the back foot. However, the protesters have said they will continue to resist till all objectionable aspects of the bill are withdrawn

Migrants Protest-France Police brutality against protesting migrants in Paris draws widespread outrage

On November 23, Monday, French police brutally attacked migrants protesting at the Place de la Republique in Paris against last week’s forceful evacuation of the Saint-Denis migrant camp 

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