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DIRECT. Strike Against Pension Reform: Watch Out For Riots This Black Thursday

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  • Faced with the union’s call for “mass mobilization” this Thursday against the pension reform project, very serious disruptions are to be expected, especially in transport and schools.
  • On Wednesday, a government spokesman urged not to turn the mobilization into a “blockade.”
  • More than 10,000 police and gendarmes have been mobilized, according to Gerald Darmanin, who mentioned the expected presence of “1,000 potentially violent individuals”.

Law enforcement deployed across France

More than 10,000 police and gendarmes will be mobilized this Thursday. This was announced on Wednesday by Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin. “We are preparing for the fact that there will be people,” he said. According to him, among the mobilized police, 3,500 gendarmes and police officers will be deployed in Paris, where “several thousand people who may be violent” are expected.


Finding faults sector by sector

Rail and air transport, schools, refineries and energy… very large disruptions are to be expected during the day. Find them here.


Rail traffic severely disrupted

SNCF provides for traffic with “very serious violations”: one TGV in three or even one in five depending on the line, and on average hardly one TER in ten. According to the RATP, the Paris metro will also be reduced to the bare necessities: three lines are closed, ten others are open “only during peak hours”, and the last three are at “risk of congestion”.


Hello and welcome to this live stream,

we will be together all day this Thursday following the mobilization that promises to be massive in the face of pension reform.

Source: Le Parisien

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