Coronavirus pandemic: French students protest university closures

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    French university #students protested Tuesday in #Paris to demand to be allowed back to class, and to call attention to mental health issue and financial troubles among students cut off from friends, professors and job opportunities amid the #pandemic. FRANCE 24’s Wassim Cornet tells us more.

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