Prison wardens picket France's overcowded, understaffed jails

Protesting prison staff blockaded the entrances to about 40 jails with police having to intervene at some to allow prisoners to be moved.

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French prison wardens picketed three-quarters of the country’s jails on Tuesday during a day of industrial action to protest at security in the overcrowded penitentiary system. Police clashed with pickets at several establishments, reports RFI.