FRANCE PROTESTS: Violence as 100,000s take to streets but Macron WON’T back down

FRANCE PROTESTS: Violence as 100,000s take to streets but Macron WON’T back down
 

CGT, France’s second biggest union, organised more than 180 marches and 4,000 strikes nationwide, and urged rail workers, students and civil servants to join the demonstrations.
Philippe Martinez, head of CGT, said between “450,000 and 500,000 people” had taken to the streets of France to protest against the planned labour law reforms yesterday. 
Mr Martinez, who led the march in Paris, told reporters that the protest had been a “success”. The head of the CGT said that 60,000 people had joined the Paris protest, while police officials put the total at 24,000.
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