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
In the latest episode, Peoples Dispatch reports on violent repression on the protesters of Swaziland and Turkey, and also a rare success of migrant workers in Qatar.
Seven students, including the president of the students’ union, were detained for four hours and tortured.
Interview with the Goldsmiths Anti-Racist Action (GARA), a group of concerned students at Goldsmiths, University of London, that fights racism within and outside the campus.
The protests began after the TISS administration made a decision to increase the hostel fee from INR 15,000 to INR 54,000 per semester for its recently opened Hyderabad campus. 13 students went on hunger strike on July 14
More than one million people took part in protests against education budget cuts and the pension reform
Workers, students, and professors are mobilizing with other sectors against dismantling of public education
The students mobilized demanding an end to indebtedness, criminalization of students, gender-based inequality and sexual harassment as well as an improved budget for education, a mental health program in higher education institutions and spaces for civic education
For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.