For The Gilets Jaunes, There Won’t Be An “After”

By Staff, -

November 2019 has arrived, bringing in its wake the one year anniversary of the Gilets Jaunes. Those who talked about running out of steam in January, then this spring, then again this summer, [...]

Gilets Jaunes Gather For Third “Assembly Of Assemblies”

By Mathilde Goanec, -

Last month some 650 Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) gathered for a meeting in Montceau-les-Mines, in the heartland of France. Although the movement has struggled to unify and has fewer participants [...]

Amazon Protested In Three Cities Over Climate Crisis

By Forrest Crellin, Reuters. -

Paris - Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon’s headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate [...]

French Police Face Probe Over Tear Gas At Climate Protest

By Deutsche Welle. -

Police in France faced criticism on Monday after a video of officers spraying tear gas on climate protesters staging a sit-in on a bridge emerged online, prompting the French interior minister to [...]

The ‘Gilets Noirs’: The Undocumented Migrant Movement In France

By Luke Butterly, -

With France marking six months of ‘yellow vest’ rallies and civil unrest, a new movement is making itself heard. The Gilets Noirs, the largest collective of undocumented migrants in France, have [...]

French State Demands Four Months’ Jail For “Yellow Vest” Protester Eric Drouet

By Anthony Torres, -

On Friday, on the eve of the 30th weekend of “yellow vest” protests, French prosecutors demanded a four-month prison sentence against Eric Drouet, one of the leaders of the “yellow vest” [...]

French Police Crack Down On 30th ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

By Staff, Telesur -

The French government said 10,300 people demonstrated across the country, up from 9,500 last weekend. French police violently clashed with protesters Saturday at the 30th consecutive weekend [...]

March Of The Mutilated: Injured Yellow Vests Protest Police Brutality In Paris

Several hundred people have shown up for the ‘march of the mutilated’ in Paris, protesting police brutality and demanding a ban on the weaponry law enforcement uses to control demonstrators. [...]

The Yellow Vests Of France: Six Months Of Struggle

By Richard Greeman, -

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest (Gilets jaunes) movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of [...]

French Labor Leaders Size Up Yellow Vests

By Léa Bouchoucha, -

Several weeks ago Emmanuelle Cheron, 43, was out on the Place de La République in Paris, along with other members of a new collective of professional child minders. They wore pink vests, held [...]

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

by Richard Greeman -

I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the [...]

‘No Social Backlash To Anyone That Holds Islamophobic Views’

By Staff, -

Paris, France - In March, a French woman wearing the hijab applied for a job at a lingerie shop, Etam, in the southern city of Montpellier. The woman, Oumaima, claimed her application was [...]

French Public Sector Workers Strike Against Macron Government Attacks

By Anthony Torres, -

Hundreds of thousands of French workers demonstrated on Thursday as part of a nationwide public sector strike to oppose the Emmanuel Macron government’s draft law on the “modernization” of the [...]

French Actors And Writers Back Latest Yellow Vest Protests

By Staff of DW -

Anti-government yellow vest protesters on Saturday marched in cities across France for the 25th straight week. Following the annual May Day march attended by thousands on Wednesday, the crowds [...]