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protest

Why France's Gilets Jaunes Protests Continue to Rage On

We spoke to a Parisian activist and academic about why they started and what they have evolved into.
Casper Hughes
12.10.18
Yellow Vest Movement

Inside the Trials of the Paris Rioters

Mistaken identities, angry parents and terrible excuses – here's what happened at this week's emergency hearings for the 400 arrests made during the violent Yellow Vest protests.
Bartolomé Simon
12.7.18
Film

'Colette' Shows How Men Have Been Taking Credit for Women's Work for Centuries

France's most prolific queer, feminist author had her byline stolen from her for years. 'Colette' tells the story of her fight to get it back.
Nicole Clark
9.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Suspect Allegedly Behind Viral Paris Catcall Attack Has Been Arrested

CCTV footage caught the harasser hitting a woman outside a cafe on her walk home from work.
Lauren Messman
8.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Paris's New Super Public Urinals Are Tearing the City Apart

The whole city is pretty pissed.
Drew Schwartz
8.16.18
Photography

Buddhas, Brandy and Wild Horses: Beautiful Photos of the Deserted French Countryside

Photographer Mathieu Mouillet spent 18 months documenting life in France's 900-mile-long stretch of empty land.
VICE Staff
6.26.18
Photography

Take a Virtual Vacation with These Unearthed 1960s Snapshots

Robert Doisneau was so taken with the man-made oasis of Palm Springs that he used color film for the first time.
Beckett Mufson
3.7.18
VICELAND

How Islamophobia in France Affects the Way Muslim Women Dress

Host Hailey Gates takes an inside look at how the country's fashion-forward Muslim population is confronting anti-Islamic sentiment on 'STATES OF UNDRESS.'
VICE Staff
6.20.17
Reporting

How War Reporters Prepare for Battle

I went on a military training course to learn how to defend myself when reporting from a war zone.
Nicolas Keraudren
6.5.17
News

Emmanuel Macron Defeats Marine Le Pen for French Presidency

Marine Le Pen has conceded defeat to Emmanuel Macron who has become France's youngest president with a projected 60 percent of the vote.
Mack Lamoureux
5.7.17
The Restless Youth Issue

No Matter the Election Results, Parisian Youth Are Crying 'F*ck the Police'

There is also an insoluble quality to French police violence, which resists being explained by recent laws or electoral politics.
Yohann Koshy
5.2.17
French Election

A Trip to France's Post Industrial Heartland to Work Out Who's Going to Win the Election

In Amiens, a dishwasher plant is closing, taking jobs with it – and the far-left and right are filling the vacuum.
Gavin Haynes
4.25.17
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