Dipsita Dhar from of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) talks about the plight of Indian students and the demands being made by them to the government to ensure that education remains accessible to all.
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the attacks on JNU campus and targeting of students from left organizations, and how this fits into a larger pattern of attacks on spaces of dissent.
Since December 4, teachers in Delhi University in the capital city of India have been on an indefinite strike, demanding the protection of their livelihoods.
Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization
In 1984, Pakistan’s military dictator Zia-Ul-Haq banned student unions in an attempt to suppress students resistance against the dictatorship. Today Pakistani students seek to overturn this ban
Despite massive police violence on Monday, more than 3,000 students and teachers of the New Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University marched to the Indian parliament against the hostel fee hike and demanded free education for all.
Dr. Martin Aidnik from the Tallinn University Trade Union speaks about the strike in Estonia calling for increased funds for research
The teachers and workers from across sectors are mobilizing against bills that threaten the right to strike, freedom of association and the survival of trade unions.
Peoples Dispatch spoke with Anne-Lise Wie about the potential impacts of the closure of two Nord university campuses
Costa Rican students and teachers are protesting against a series of regressive reforms in the education sector promoted by the government of President Carlos Alvarado.
With a new legislation, prime minister Viktor Orbán intends to control a network of autonomous research institutes that were hitherto administered by the country’s premier science research academy
Over 90,000 teachers have been on an indefinite strike since June 3 behind the banner of Chile’s largest teachers’ union, Colegio de Profesores de Chile (CPC)