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Sarkozy backs down in face of student unrest

Internationalise it! | 16.12.2008 23:57 | Education | Social Struggles | World

Protests over education reform turned violent last week, with students clashing with police in Brest, Rennes and Lille, all cities in northern France that have fallen on hard economic times.

"When you see people confront each other with such violence, when you see the pillage, when you see what we have seen in a country like Greece, obviously it makes us think twice," said Sarkozy.

Quote taken from article posted by Carole Landry, Agence France-Presse, on the website on 16.12.08.

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  1. C'est different en France — Krop
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