The controversial reforms proposed by the Emmanuel Macron-led French government will introduce a grade point system for ascertaining pension amounts, besides raising the retirement age required to avail the pension benefits to 64
The young communist movement in France was born in the tumultuous 1920s amid debates over the role of the youth in mobilizing the working class
Anas set himself alight outside the building that houses the regional student aid center in the city of Lyon. Anas’s suicide attempt was reported to be because of his dire financial situation.
This year’s edition of the Fête de l’Humanité, one of the biggest political and popular events in France, had music, debates, sports, and campaigns which were attended by thousands from France and across the world
Around 300,000 people took part in rallies and marches in 200 cities across the France. Around the same time, the French parliament passed an anti-hooliganism law that bars protesters from hiding their faces and gives local authorities the power to ban individual protesters
They have raised a number of demands, including reversing changes to the French exam system and a roll-back on exam fees. A major strike is scheduled for December 14