The changing face of the anti-CPE movement

The CPE France blog takes a look back at the past fortnight and traces the changing face of the anti-CPE protests.

Anti-CPE Movement: Paris anti-CPE riot, 23rd March 2006

Demonstration and riot of anti-CPE protesters in Paris on March 23rd 2006.

Riot in banlieue as school students protest against CPE

Hundreds of youths clashed with riot police on Monday afternoon in the Parisian banlieue (suburb) of Drancy.

Paris - account and photos from our correspondent

A personal account and accompanying photos of the Paris anti-CPE demonstration and riot from one of our correspondents in Paris.

"Why I am rioting"

Today Le Monde has published interviews with the rioting youths of yesterdays disturbances at the Place de la Nation in the East of Paris.

Anger boils over: Rioting in Lille, Tours, Paris and Rennes

Further disturbances have been reported in many towns and cities as mass anti-CPE demonstrations ended across France this evening.

Anti-CPE Movement: Latin Quarter, Paris, 18th March 2006

Photos of the riots in the Latin Quarter of Paris, during the March 18th 2006 demonstration.

Anti-CPE Movement: Paris demonstration and riot, 18th March 2006

Photos of the March 18th 2006 demonstration and riot against the CPE in Paris. Photos by Dara and another Sorbonne student for and from Final three photos by Charlotte Gonzalez, taken from

As situation escalates, police fire rubber bullets

Cars overturned to form defensive barricades near the Sorbonne last night

Riot police last night fired rubber pellets and tear gas at students who pelted them with petrol bombs and stones as protests at new labour laws boiled over in the heart of Paris.

Sorbonne latest: riot

Fighting breaks out as fascists and riot police attack anti-CPE youths.