5 April: CPE protests updates

Latest news from the anti-CPE struggle from across France from Wednesday 5 April including blockades of businesses and roads.

Report from the National Student Co-ordination

A political, critical and subjective report by a Sorbonne delegate on the National Student Coordination held in Aix-en-Provence on 25-26 March 2006.

4 April: CPE protest live updates

Hour-by-hour coverage of the day of strikes, demonstrations and further blockades and occupations across France against the new employment law.

Nantes: Students vote to continue occupations

Updates on General Assembly votes on high school occupations in Nantes, France in opposition to the CPE.

Today's demonstrations in Bordeaux

An eyewitness report of another anti-CPE demonstration from our correspondent in Bordeaux, Jay Taylor.

France: Protests take international turn

As the protests agains the First Employment Contract (CPE) continue in France, young workers and students across the world have begun to show support for the French movement or take similar action themselves.

3 April: Summary of events in France

Yesterday's protests in France included the occupation of the Eiffel Tower, a symbolic trial of Jacques Chirac and reports of fires at job centres and benefit offices in Paris and Toulouse.

Anti-CPE Movement: Rennes, 4th April 2006

Photos from the day of action at Rennes, 4th April. Taken from http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanou/

Anti-CPE Movement: Bordeaux, 4th April 2006

Photos of the April 4th 2006 demonstration against the CPE in Bordeaux. Photos by Jay Taylor for libcom.org. More from Jay Taylor at www.jayzerz.blogspot.com.

Anti-CPE Movement: Brest, 4th April 2006

Photos of the April 4th 2006 demonstration against the CPE in Brest.