Students’ protests
Paraguayans rise in rage against mishandling of COVID-19

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

Police repress youth demonstration demanding jobs in India

As per reports, about 150 protesters were injured, 100 have been hospitalized, and about 500 arrests have been made.

Thousands of students mobilize in Greece against new education bill

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.

Pakistan students protest Student protests compels Pakistani administration to hold online exams

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, students and teachers rise up for their rights in Greece

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

Student protests-Austria In Austria, student groups protest higher fees for non-EU students 

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

Michigan University students seek safe working conditions

The strike which began on Tuesday will go on for four days and will culminate in a walkout over the weekend.

Anti-government protest Thailand Thousands hit the streets in anti-government demonstration in Bangkok

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

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.

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