The student leaders are facing disciplinary action for their leadership of protests demanding allowances due to them. However, the university administration is delaying these proceedings forcing the students to miss the exams
The demonstration came after the strike action by civil servants on September 23 and 24. To compensate for the purchasing power lost over the last three years due to rising prices, civil servants are demanding a Cost of Living Adjustment of 7.85%
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.