Up to 15,000 pack the streets of Pau

Pau, capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the South West of France saw between 9,500 and 15,000 march against labour casualisation earlier today.

Submitted by alibi on March 18, 2006

Le Figaro is reporting figures that correspond to around one in six of the towns 78,000 population coming out in protest at the controversial labour reform, although the figure of 15,000 would have been expected to include many from neighbouring villages.