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April 4, 2006 - 19:10 | by Hughes Léglise-Bataille
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April 4, 2006 - 19:10

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The CPE law has been promulgated on 2 April, but President Jacques Chirac pledged that it would be amended and the government asked employers not to apply it immediately. Meanwhile, the anti-CPE movement hasn't backed down: a national strike was called and massive rallies were held throughout France on April 4th, drawing as many participants as on March 28th (1 to 3 millions nation-wide). Riots erupted again at the end of the demonstration, Place d'Italie.


Here, the same guy who knocked out a protester a minute later is throwing a stone.


In the right background, Charlotte Gonzalez who was shooting with me that day, "hiding" between the trouble-makers.


Part of Demonstrations

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Taken on April 4, 2006