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“Assas la rouge”: when protest wins universities historically marked on the right


REPORT - In these establishments, left-wing student organizations are mobilizing against the pension reform.

Trash cans piled up, iron barriers to block the entrance and a flocked banner “General strike;

Take the red”.

The atmosphere was more than unusual in front of Paris-2 University on Thursday morning, where around sixty students gathered to protest against the pension reform.

For some dressed in black, hood on the head, the demonstrators sang songs against Emmanuel Macron, until then more mocked at Tolbiac or Rennes-2, deemed "left".


It's a great symbol that Assas is blocked

," rejoices Antoine *, 21, in his third year of law.

Even if we are not necessarily going to do a difficult job, as a lawyer, we cannot ignore those who have one, such as cleaning women


With him, Paul* opposes the way in which the reform is “


”, “

without dialogue

” and by tools, “

certainly constitutional

”, but “



A symbol immediately taken up by the rebellious deputy Louis Boyard, ex-student of Assas and cantor…

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Source: lefigaro

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