Government rats on deal, say undocumented workers

An agreement which ended a 10-month strike by undocumented immigrant workers last year promised to give thousands the right to live and work in France. But now the strikers  accuse officials of ratting on the deal. At most a couple of hundred have been given temporary working papers, they claim. Read more of Radio France Internationale. Advertisements

Paris’s forgotten human zoo

At Vincennes, on the edge of Paris, visitors may stumble across the relics of the 1907 colonial expo in which men and women from the former colonies were exhibited to crowds of visitors. French authorities have neglected the site, a sombre reminder of Europe’s colonial past, which is now in danger of being irreparably lost. … Continue reading