France's 1968 uprising, 50 years on: 'It's harder for the youth today'

Fifty years on, the month of May is loaded with historic symbolism, which the government brushes aside and trade unions want to capitalise on.

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When French riot police raided the Paris 3 University campus in Censier at dawn on Monday morning, evicting student protesters, the ghost loomed large of the student uprisings of May 1968, reports The Guardian.