Paris Labor Protests Turn Violent: VICE News Quick Hit

Student protests in the French capital became tense on Thursday, following mass demonstrations that kicked off across the country last week. Thousands of youth are demonstrating against proposed labor reforms they claim would damage workers’ rights and diminish job security. The government has argued that the reforms are necessary to reduce the country’s unemployment rate.

In Photos: Students In France Close Down Schools and Clash With Police During Labor Protests –

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