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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

Greeks say no to education system which only serves capitalist needs

Teachers and students in Greece observed an education strike on June 9, Tuesday, and staged protests across the country denouncing a controversial education bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government.

education bill protests Greece Greek teachers and students hit the streets again protesting new education bill

The controversial bill presented by the Greek minister for education for public consultation on April 23 is likely to be voted on by the Greek parliament on June 10

Protests against violence in Sri Lankan university expose government’s privatization agenda

Student leaders fear that violence in the universities is a precursor to the larger scheme of privatizing the education system in the country

West Bengal students Thousands rally for affordable education and employment in India

Hundreds of youth associated with the Students’ Federation of India and the Democratic Youth Federation of India, were beaten up by the state police for participating in a protest to demand affordable education and employment

In response to students' protests, Indian university shuts down campus In response to students’ protest, Indian university closes down campus

The administration of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences shut down its Hyderabad campus after students protested fee hikes that will affect those from marginalized sections

Thousands march in Europe demanding action on climate change

The wave of student action in Europe on the issue of climate change continued last week with thousands marching in Switzerland, Germany and Belgium with the demand that political leaders take concrete action on climate change

Students march for climate justice Thousands of students protest in Brussels seeking concrete action on climate change

The call for the protest was given by two students who were inspired by 15-year-old climate activist Greta Turnberg from Sweden, who addressed the climate summit in Katowice in Poland.

DR Congo student killed by police Police crackdown on students’ protest kills two at Congo’s Kinshasa University

The university had been witnessing massive police repression since 2015 the Telema uprisings against President Joseph Kabila.

Italy Student Protest Thousands of students march in Italy for increased educational spending

Protesters accuse that rise in expenditure for studies had resulted in large number of school dropouts in the country

Colombia Students Protests #SOSPublicUniversities: Colombian students on strike to defend state education

Thousands of students across the country will be on strike today in defense of public universities and to demand that President Ivan Duque increase the budget of public universities

Mid-night raids in India’s Manipur University, 89 students, 6 teachers arrested

This latest crackdown comes amidst various incidents of Indian government led by far right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi using police force to clamp down on dissenting voices from universities across India.

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