The demonstration of pupils and students against the bill on labor has escalated Thursday afternoon in Paris, with two cars torched and more than twenty people arrested. Two policemen were also injured, according to a police source, who said the event brought together 4 800-5 200 people. CRS used tear gas to disperse young people, some of them hooded, shouting “All in the Assembly.”
Several thousand students and high school students, joined by employees started to manifest in early afternoon, the Montparnasse district Invalides, behind a banner “the night is made for kissing, not to work” . Seven unions and youth organizations (CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires, UNEF, UNL and Fidl) are behind this call for protests in Paris and the provinces, against the bill work, presented Thursday morning in Council of Ministers.
at the event a procession of 150 to 200 people moved away from the official trip, and improvised a wild demonstration in the streets between the Invalides and the Champs de Mars. Quickly chased by riot police, and after some clashes, protesters quickly scattered on the Champs de Mars under the bemused gaze of tourists, reported one of our photographers on site.