The Occupy Movement in France Gets a Rough Start

If you’ve been following the international Occupy movement, which started with Occupy Dataran in Malaysia, spread to the US with Occupy Wall Street, joined the Spanish 15-M Indignados protests on October 15th, and continues to spread worldwide, then you may be interested to know that the movement has gotten off to a rough start in France’s version, “Occupons la Défense.”

France24 has a brief summary of the events here. You can also read more about “Occupons la Défense” and watch a live stream (while practicing your French!) at

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