February 2007

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Craig Murray – Ambassador for Student Rights

The former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, is now running for rector at Dundee University in the March elections. The outspoken critic of the Uzbek president Islam Karimov became famous for exposing the human rights abuses and torture by the US funded regime which happened “on an industrial scale”, thereby violating orders from the Read the full article…


Greece – protests against tuition fees turn bloody

Greece – protests against tuition fees turn bloody

The conservative government in Greece is attempting to change the constitution to allow tuition fees and make studying harder. Proposed changes include time-limit on university studies, an effort to restrict the provision of free academic books, the introduction of managerial positions in the Universities and allowing the police to access university grounds. Because of the Read the full article…


Action day for Education in Germany

Action day for Education in Germany

Students in over 25 universities in Germany protested against the introduction of tuition fees during the “Action Day for Education” on 30th of November. Demonstrations and street parties were held in Berlin, Bochum, Bonn, Cologne, Darmstadt, Fulda, Hamburg, Freiburg and Oldenburg. In Frankfurt the job centre was stormed by about a thousand students who put Read the full article…