British, Italian students demonstrations continue


This video, from Democracy NOW! in the USA, says about itself:

Over 50,000 Students Protest in London over Planned Cuts to Education Funding.

Students staged fresh protests against proposed rises in tuition fees in city centres across Britain today: here.

University and school students descended on the capital today in the second nationwide protest against fee rises: here. See also here. And here.

Rolling coverage of student protests on Day X2: here.

Britain: Video: policeman punches peaceful student protester: here.

Worries about joblessness have been a “major spur” of recent student protests, campaigners said today following the release of new figures which revealed a fourfold increase in youth unemployment since the recession began: here.

Students and school pupils continue to protest nationwide in their thousands to oppose government plans to raise tuition fees in England to £9,000 per year and the scrapping of the Education Maintenance Allowance: here.

“Your courageous actions have shocked and frightened a corrupt political class.” John Pilger’s message to the students: here.

Around 2,000 young people marched through central Athens to parliament today to express their disgust at government education cuts – and their support for British students: here.

In the same week that saw students occupy the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy today has seen more occupations, street battles and blockades of railway stations by students opposing new education reforms: here.

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