riots

Toxteth no better 25 years on

A report by a regional newspaper into the Toxteth area of Liverpool, 25 years on from a popular uprising in the area that shook the city, has found that promises to invest heavily from the government

Free For All: The nine year old leader - C.L.R. James

James discusses a 1981 riot in Manchester, northern England.

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.

From the suburbs riots to the student movement - Henri Simon

November 2005 banlieue riots

An article by Henri Simon analysing the connection between the Banlieue riots of Autumn 2005 and the present movement against the CPE.

Five days in Rennes

A report from one of our Paris correspondents, who spent the past five days in Rennes and took part in some of the anti-CPE protests there.

Anti-CPE Movement: Paris, 31st March 2006 (c. 23h30)

Photos of anti-CPE riots on the night of 31st March 2006 around the Sacré Coeur area of Paris.

Anti-CPE Movement: Bastille, 31st March 2006 (c. 21h)

Photos later on in the evening from the earlier demonstration at the Bastille on March 31st 2006, when anti-CPE demonstrators clashed with police. Photos from http://thibautcho.free.fr/.

1994 - Nous Sommes Tous Des Casseurs

France in the streets: Largest demonstrations yet

Demonstration size map

Full coverage of today's demonstrations, strikes and riots as public transport and services crippled and nearly 3 million take to the streets in protest against the CPE.

Cars torched in Saint-Denis this morning

Amidst an anti-CPE gathering of several hundred pupils in front of the Paul-Eluard high school in Saint Denis, around a hundred pupils have damaged several cars and torched two.