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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 

Global Security Bill-France Protests against proposed ‘global security’ law continue in France 

The French government introduced a bill which grants more autonomy to local police, expands use of surveillance drones and portable cameras by police patrols, and makes illegal the dissemination of images where police officers can be identified

New French security bill could make it harder to hold police accountable

Protests took place across France to oppose the recently introduced Global Security bill. This bill criminalizes filming on-duty police officers if they are identifiable and if harm is intended.

French teachers go on national strike

French teachers went on strike demanding effective safety measures in school amid a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases. A key demand was recruitment so that there would be more classes with fewer students in each

French teachers holds strike demanding safety measures in schools

Teachers and students across France are outraged at the government’s failure to provide safety arrangements in overcrowded schools across the country in the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases

French school students hit the streets seeking safety measures amid COVID-19 spike

Protests by high school students over the week seeking safety measures were met with police repression. French students and youth groups have warned of greater mobilizations this week if the necessary infrastructure is not put in place

Healthworkers Protests-France Health workers protest in France amid new COVID-19 spike

In the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases, a state of health emergency has been declared in Paris. Health workers have demanded increased workforce and resources to fight the pandemic

French interference in Lebanon French intervention in Lebanon reveals colonial approach

The ongoing political and economic crisis in Lebanon has been exploited by the French government for the fulfilment of its larger political and economic objectives in the region

French unions hit the streets against anti-worker policies

CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.

French communist youth demand Medically Assisted Procreation for all in need

A bioethics bill with provisions for extension of Medically Assisted Procreation services to single women and lesbian couples was approved by the French national assembly. However, it was not extended to the transgender community

Youth groups denounce French imperialism in former African colonies

Several communist and anti-imperialist youth groups protested on July 18, Saturday, demanding an end to French imperialist military and economic maneuvers in its former colonies in Africa

French activists protest against Macron’s research privatization bill

The research community in France led by Faculties and Labs in Struggle is protesting against the controversial LPPR (Pluriannual Research Programming Law) bill and the ‘Welcome to France’ program introduced by the government

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