International Protests for Education Rights

November 16, 2009 at 1:33 am Leave a comment

::: Overview of Actions on Tuesday [Nov.17th] :::
(during the “Education is NOT for $A£€ – Global Week of Action“)

  • General assembly at the occupied University of Tuebingen (Germany) @3pm GMT
  • BIG demonstration in Wiesbaden (Germany) together with teachers who will be on strike (~ 15,000 people are expected)
  • Further protests and demonstrations across Germany, arranged by close to 100 local alliances: http://bildungsstreik.net/category/bundnisse
  • Rally and sit-in at the San Francisco State University (U.S. of A.)
  • Student led discussion on “The Role of the University” at the University of North Dakota (U.S. of A.)
  • Demonstration against tuition fees in Freetown, called for by the National Youth Coalition Student Assembly (Sierra Leone)
  • Pupils across France are mobilising for a day of action against reforms, that will promote a “two-class” public education system. Demonstrations expected in at least 26 cities. Close to 3,000 high schools are involved; frontdeluttepourleducation.fr
  • Flashmobs and open discussions about the importance of free and emancipatory public education in Skopje (Republic of Macedonia); Sloboden Indeks (Free Index)
  • Various protests – among which are also demonstrations – are being arranged in Bern, Basel, Zürich and Geneva (Switzerland): unsereuni.ch
  • Demonstrations – and maybe further actions – across Italy, supported by the Unione degli Studenti (UdS).
  • Day of Action across Austria: demonstrations, rallies, flashmobs, public discussions; unsereuni.at
  • Demonstration in Budapest (Hungary) in front of the Austrian embassy.
  • Demonstrations are to take place in Yogyakarta, Makassar and Palu (Sulawesi), Samarindo (Borneo), Ternate (Maluku) and Madura – all in Indonesialmnd-prm.blogspot.com
  • Opening of gallery showing pictures of student protests around the world on campus of the Jagannah University (Dhaka; Bangladesh)

~ One World – One Struggle ~

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