Australia’s public school teachers protest for better pay, conditions and other stories

Today we look at the strike public school teachers in Australia, threats against Colombian presidential frontrunner Gustavo Petro, and more

May 04, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the 24-hour strike by thousands of public school teachers in New South Wales, Australia to demand a wage hike and better working conditions; renewed death threats against Colombia’s left-wing presidential frontrunner Gustavo Petro ahead of the May 29th election; protests by Baloch students in Pakistan against the rising targeting and harassment of fellow students by state forces; and the announcement by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regarding Turkey’s plans to repatriate around 1 million Syrian refugees.