In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we take a look at protests in Paraguay against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive strike by bank employees in India and a protest by students in South Africa
As per reports, about 150 protesters were injured, 100 have been hospitalized, and about 500 arrests have been made.
The bill allows the setting up of a state security division on university campuses as well as students could also be held accountable for putting up banners and posters across campus.
Nationwide student protests forced the country’s Higher Education Commission to agree to holding online examinations after earlier announcing on-campus examinations from February 1
Health workers demanded fresh investment in the sector to combat the pandemic while students and teachers opposed the deployment of security forces on university campuses
The University of Applied Arts Vienna has decided to enforce the Tuition Fee Ordinance 2019 as directed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
The strike which began on Tuesday will go on for four days and will culminate in a walkout over the weekend.
An estimated ten thousand people participated in a demonstration on Sunday, supporting the ongoing students’ movement calls for political reforms. This is the latest in a series of growing protests against the establishment
Progressive student and youth organizations across Europe have initiated several campaigns to raise the concerns of students during lockdown.
Experts point out that the new policy will convert education into a commodity and deprive the socially and economically underprivileged students of education.
Students have mobilized and called for the dismantling of riot police squadron following an incident of violent police repression against university students in Bogotá