10,000 demonstrate in Poitiers

Poitiers, a city in west central France with a population of just 78,000 saw some 7000-10,000 join anti-CPE protests, Le Monde is reporting.

Submitted by alibi on March 18, 2006

The city has been a centre of the movement agaist the labour law with student body representatives from across France assembling to discuss their plans. Large outdoor meetings have been taking place at the city's football stadium.