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
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
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.
The university had been witnessing massive police repression since 2015 the Telema uprisings against President Joseph Kabila.
Protesters accuse that rise in expenditure for studies had resulted in large number of school dropouts in the country
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
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.
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
Anything less than the release of Alam and detained students is a rebuke to justice and liberty, decency and hope for a better future, said another statement by Arundhati Roy, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Eve Ensler and Vijay Prashad.
On July 29, two school students were run down by a private bus.