And What About France? Students Block Traffic, Hold Administrators Hostage, Barricade City

France“Being president of a French university is a tough job these days. After the violent assault on Rennes 2 University on April 6, universities in Strasbourg and Orleans were also besieged by angry students on April 7. In Rennes, west of France, the president of the university, Marc Gontard, had to flee from his office when more than 100 students broke the windows and entered the building. ‘The president’s office has been attacked. We are up in the stairs waiting for external help’, said Gontard in a phone call to French press agency AFP …” (more)

[The New School Reoccupied, 15 April]

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