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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

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 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

France health workers Protests French health workers hit the streets, demand that government save public health system

Successive governments in France have weakened the public health care system through systematic underfunding and neglect

French Left group to introduce bill for public production of medicines

Deputies from La France Insoumise (LFI) and the French Communist Party (PCF) have demanded state-owned production and distribution of medicines. Caroline Fiat, MP from LFI, will introduce a bill on the subject in the French national assembly by next week

Interview-MJCF -France “When the lockdown is over, we will have a whole world to reinvent,” says French communist youth leader

Interview with Léon Deffontaines, general secretary of Mouvement Jeunes Communistes de France (MJCF)

Cuban doctors in French overseas territories Cuban doctors invited to join fight against COVID-19 in Caribbean islands

Cuban doctors will aid the fight against COVID-19 in the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, and Guiana, which are administered by France

French communists COVID-19 French Communist MP calls for nationalization of gas cylinder firm to fight COVID-19

Communists in France have asked for the nationalization of a plant manufacturing medical oxygen cylinders to help in the fight against the severe Coronavirus outbreak in the country. As of March 23, France has over 16,200 cases of COVID-19, resulting in 674 deaths

France municipal elections Macron’s party stumbles in French municipal polls, communists hold ground

The first round of municipal polls in France, held on March 15, Sunday, ended in a double fiasco for the government, with high abstention levels amid fear of the spread of COVID-19 and a setback for Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche

Protest Arms-laden Saudi ship sparks protests in Europe

The ship is making its way across the continent, allegedly carrying weapons to be used in the civil war in Yemen.

Bahri Yanbu protests Protests break out in Europe against arms-laden Saudi ship Bahri Yanbu

Protests took place in Belgium and France as the Bahri Yanbu made its way across the continent carrying arms, allegedly for use in the conflict in Yemen. Dockworkers are likely to protest in Genoa where the ship is heading

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