A round-up of news from the anti-CPE struggle in France, including Villepin's speech and responses, and the transport blockades across the country.
- Four student demonstrators and one policeman were injured on Thurday, the 6th April. At the end of the aftermoon, the police force removed some 450 students who were blocking the railways on the North Matabiau station and stopped traffic for an hour and half. According to the local authority, the five injured people were transferred to the hospital.
Hour-by-hour coverage of the day of strikes, demonstrations and further blockades and occupations across France against the new employment law.
A report on student protests from Lyon II University, and an unconfirmed report of a student wounded by a car driver who drove into demonstrators in Marseille.
Thursday 30th March
A round-up of some of yesterday's (31 March) school and office occupations and blockades of roads and railways against the CPE.
Late Friday night up to 10,000 were said to be still be in the streets after a protest at Chiracs announcement that he would promulgate the controversial CPE.
Round up of earlier events
Photos from todays two hour long blockade of the Gare de Lyon train station in central Paris.
A round-up of some of this afternoon's events in Brittany, where like across France, high school and university students have been protesting against the CPE.
Teargas used as 400 high school students occupy Lorient station
tf1 is reporting that over a thousand youths have invaded the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris. Le Figaro is now putting the number involved at 2,000, saying they have occupied the TGV lines.
Report from Indymedia Paris
15.45 Thursday 30th March Paris: At the Gare de Lyon. 3,000 people have blocked the tracks forcing cancellations of TGV and regional commuter trains.
Brief reports of the road and rail blockades across the country last Thursday 28 March, and updates on the mushrooming high school occupations as 62% declare solidarity with the anti-CPE movement.
62% of French 'united', or 'in solidarity' with the anti-CPE movement (LCI poll)
Groups of a hundred in moving blockades, Lille