Étiquette : politics

Racism and Police Brutality: In Paris Just Like Elsewhere

Tuesday’s gathering in support of the family of Adama Traoré, who died in a Val-d’Oise police station in July 2016, brought together tens of thousands of people in front of the Paris Judicial Court.

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Eastern Paris Neighborhood News: February Edition

A new record store in town; the Night of Solidarity; a good news for bookstore Les Mots à la Bouche, and a certain lack of love for the new version of Place Gambetta — your neighborhood news from Paris Lights Up!

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Photo Story: Determined protesters take to the streets in Paris on 36th day of strikes

On the fourth day of nation-wide protest led by trade unions against the government’s plan to reform the country’s pension system, a dense crowd of demonstrators once again marched in the streets of Paris. As the protest departed from Place de la République on Thursday, the transport strike entered its 36th day – the longest in modern French history.

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