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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict
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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict

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By: Tony Fortin & Warda Mohamed / Source: Orient XXI / The Dawn News / September 12, 2017 From 11 to 15 September, Geneva will be hosting the Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty. The world’s third largest purveyor of armaments, France has a privileged relationship in […]

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France: Macron unveils assault on workers’ rights

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Source: Green Left Weekly / The Dawn News / September 1, 2017   Trade unions protested in Paris on August 31 as President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his new attacks on workers’ rights, the Morning Star said the next day. Macron’s proposed labour “reforms” would make it easier for bosses to hire and […]

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French-Palestinian human rights defender Salah Hamouri ordered to three more days under Israeli interrogation

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Source: Samidoun.net / The Dawn News / August 29, 2017 French-Palestinian human rights defender and re-arrested former prisoner Salah Hamouri was ordered to three more days under interrogation at the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Sunday, 27 August. Palestinian lawyer Mahmoud Hassan, with Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association – […]

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France, the 35-Hour Work Week and Labor Flexibilization

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By: Rolando Astarita / Source: Rolando Astarita Blog / The Dawn News / July 12, 2017 In a previous article, I said the reduction of the weekly work schedule to 35 hours in France didn’t have a palpable effect on diminishing unemployment, and instead it flexibilized work relations. In this […]

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