Nearly 390,000 people demonstrated Thursday in France against the bill work, of which 26 000 to 28 000 in Paris, have we learned from the spokesman of the Interior Ministry and the police headquarters Paris. There have been 233 rallies or marches in Paris and the provinces, the latter involving 362,000 people. These shows, some enameled violence have led to more than a hundred arrests. Thirteen members of the security forces were injured, according to Pierre-Henry Brandet, spokesman of the Interior. According to the unions, 1.2 million people, including 200 000 young people according to UNEF, demonstrated throughout France.
Twenty people were arrested Thursday in Lyon at the end of the demonstration against the labor law which has seen 12,000 protesters, according to the prefecture, 30,000 according to organizers. Twenty people were arrested for throwing projectiles at the security forces, Place Bellecour, while nearly 300 youth refused to disperse. Shortly after 16: 30 pm, sporadic clashes took place on the square, demonstrators throwing beer bottles or cans on the CRS, these retaliating by throwing tear gas, was a journalist for Agence France -Press. The security forces have operated many times water cannons to disperse a few dozen demonstrators who still parked on the square. The situation gradually calmed to 18 hours.
“The government must withdraw its text. Needless to persist for several weeks as the entrenchment of the deprivation of nationality and the emergency measures,” said the CGT. Meanwhile, she announced that “all trade union organizations at the initiative of the March 31”, including FO, Solidaires, FSU, UNEF, Fidl, UNL, will “propose to continue and amplify the action, strikes, events including April 5 to parliamentarians on Saturday 9 April and after, the withdrawal of this bill and to obtain new social rights. ” “In a context of rising unemployment and an explosion of precariousness, this text will promote social dumping”, insists the CGT.
Mobilization against labor bill met Thursday 1.2 million people across France, announced the CGT and FO, against between 400 000 and 500 000 estimated in previous protests on March 9. Furthermore, “all trade union organizations at the initiative of the March 31” or CGT, FO, Solidaires, FSU, UNEF, LDIFs, UNL, will “propose to continue and amplify the action, strikes, events, including April 5 to parliamentarians on Saturday 9 April and after, the withdrawal of this bill and to obtain new social rights, “said the CGT in a statement.
Eight people were arrested and placed in custody after clashes that marred the end of the demonstration against the labor law Thursday in Toulouse did was learned from the prefecture. When the dislocation of the procession, a group of 400 to 500 people refused to disperse. Hooded, they have attacked the police and launched their projectiles, forcing them to use tear gas, do we have the same source. Bins were also torched, do we still added the same source, adding that the metro stations were closed. Between 26 000 and 28 000 people participated Thursday in Paris to protest against the labor law, the margins of which twenty people were arrested, did was learned from the prefecture. Arrests, some of which took place in suburbs, are mainly due to “throwing projectiles and damage,” said the prefecture. A twenty police officers were slightly injured.
Clashes still opposed protesters to police in Nantes and Rennes Thursday mid-afternoon on the sidelines of demonstrations against the labor law, three police officers were injured in the city of Loire-Atlantique, in the prefecture . Six people were arrested in Nantes, the source said, while journalists from Agence France-Presse found at least five arrests in Rennes. In both Western cities, the authorities considered the union parades ended early in the afternoon, although clashes continued after 16 hours, five hours after the start of the movement, with small groups of demonstrators. The CGT said the procession to 30,000 in Nantes, while the prefecture were 12 000 people. In Rennes, the CGT has counted 10,000 demonstrators, the Prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine 6500.
The ballets Romeo and Juliet and Ratmansky / Balanchine / Robbins / Peck planned Thursday night at the Opera Bastille and the Palais Garnier are canceled because of the strike against the labor law, said the Paris Opera. “The management of the Paris National Opera apologized to viewers and offers them the reimbursement of places,” said the opera on his Twitter account. The terms of this refund is available on operadeparis.fr or 01 73 60 23 23. Rudolph Nureyev ballet, Romeo and Juliet, based on the play by William Shakespeare, is given at the Bastille Opera until April 16. A set of four signed choreography Alexei Ratmansky, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and Justin Peck is presented to the Opera until April 5. Several trade unions have called for a national mobilization on Thursday to demand the withdrawal of labor legislation.