Up to 50,000 protesting in Toulouse

Contradicting earlier reports of 22,000-33,000 demonstrators in Toulouse, Le Monde is now reports the figure to be up to 50,000.

Submitted by alibi on March 18, 2006


Other numbers counted:

Between 4,500 and 10,000 in Strabrourg, 10,000 - 20,000 in Montpellier, plus 20,000 in Lorraine.

In Tulle, 4,000-7,000 demonstrators including François Hollande, general secretary of the opposition Parti Socialist who has also joined this march. This represents a huge proportion of Tulles, which has a population of just 15,500.

Whilst in Roanne, a town of 38,000 in the Loire departement, report are giving numbers of between 4,500 and 15,000.