We also look into the hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails and the march by trade unions in South Africa against the 2nd annual Investment Summit in Johannesburg.
With the slogan, ‘No Convocation without Affordable Education’, the students demanded the withdrawal of a draft hostel manual, which imposes a 1000 per cent fee hike.
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).
We will also take a look at Lebanon, where after days of protest, the prime minister was forced to resign.
In this episode, we look at the attack on left activists by right-wing students’ group in Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, the doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe and the “Stop Arming Israel” protest in the United Kingdom.
Members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad attacked their fellow students from left-wing organizations and injured Venkatesh, a member of the Students Federation of India at Jawaharlal Nehru University
In the latest attack against progressive campus politics in the New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the university administration’s forceful removed wall graffiti, a significant part of JNU’s political, academic and pedagogic discourse.
Israeli Apartheid Week was marked in over 200 cities and more than 80 events were held in 40 cities in Europe, North America, and Palestine. The events included protests, lectures, film screenings, and cultural events. Additional events were held in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Students and teachers joined hands as part of the two-day protest demonstration in New Delhi against the right-wing government’s assault on the nation’s educational sector
Thousands of youth from various student unions, youth organizations, and movements from across the country gathered in New Delhi, condemning the failures of policy of the Modi government and its attack on universities
In this episode, we take you India, where Delhi police have charged three communist students leaders with sedition. We also look into the Los Angeles teachers’ strike and Swaziland civil servants’ strike call.
The much celebrated students’ union elections witnessed a series of violent attacks by ABVP, the country’s largest right wing students’ group, including attempts to disrupt counting of votes