Education for all
Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor files lawsuit to disband pro-Kurdish HDP and other stories

Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa

South African students intensify protests against historical debt

Since March 15, students across SA have been on the streets to implement a shut down of all higher education institutions, intensifying their protest against historical debt

Wits University protest: ‘There was no threat to shoot’

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is examining police violence at a student protest in Braamfontein that led to the fatal shooting of Mthokozisi Ntumba

Billions of children are being punished by the pandemic

Vijay Prashad writes about the deep impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown on children who are suffering disproportionately amid the pandemic with limited access to education and higher levels of violence

1976 Soweto Uprising: Youth rebellion and the burning desire for freedom

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, a watershed moment in the anti-apartheid struggle and an event that drew much of the world’s attention to the atrocities committed by the apartheid regime in South Africa

In Colombia, the pandemic is widening inequality in access to education

Popular educator, professor and militant Harold García discusses how the pandemic has put stress on the public education system of Colombia and made access to education even less equal

Education is Resistance, Resistance is Education

We take a look at the struggles for free and quality education in Pakistan, the US, India, Colombia, France, Brazil, Chile and more in the past year

Pakistan students' solidairty march_PRSF “The future belongs to us”: Students’ solidarity march in Pakistan

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

AISHE GHOSH JNU STUDENTS' UNION PRESIDENT_INTERVIEW #FeesMustFall: The fight for the generations to come and their right to affordable education

Peoples Dispatch talk to president of New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union, Aishe Ghosh about the struggle against fees hike.

JNU FEES MUST FALL_ PARLIAMENT MARCH #FeesMustFall: No barricades can stop JNU students’ resistance

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.

#FeesMustFall, JNU protest against fee hike #FeesMustFall, India’s JNU reverberates

Hostel fees has been increased by more than 999% from 2700/- (38.20USD) to a whopping 30,100/- (425.88USD) annually (excluding monthly mess bill and newly introduced electricity and water charges).

Brazil' Students Protest for Education Brazil’s fight for education

Since the election of far-right wing President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil has witnessed series of anti-people and anti-working class measures pushing the country towards privatization.

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