Students’ protests
Students across Europe fight COVID-19 and the neoliberal state

Progressive student and youth organizations across Europe have initiated several campaigns to raise the concerns of students during lockdown.

Teachers and students in India unite against New Education Policy

Experts point out that the new policy will convert education into a commodity and deprive the socially and economically underprivileged students of education.

Colombian riot police continue violent repression of students

Students have mobilized and called for the dismantling of riot police squadron following an incident of violent police repression against university students in Bogotá

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 47

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.

swaziland students protest Swaziland police torture students agitating for scholarships

Seven students, including the president of the students’ union, were detained for four hours and tortured.

“Our universities must be survivable for students and staff of color”

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.

TISS Protest hyderabad Students’ protests rock varsity campus in Hyderabad

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

Protest in defense of education in Brazil All Brazilian states hold demonstrations in defense of education, against Bolsonaro

More than one million people took part in protests against education budget cuts and the pension reform

Brazilians go on strike on May 15 against budget cuts for education

Workers, students, and professors are mobilizing with other sectors against dismantling of public education

Thousands of Chilean students mobilize against Piñera’s anti-student policies

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

University-of-Zambia University of Zambia employees on strike over unpaid salaries

For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.

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