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<nettime> University's Struggles// Canada, Bangladesh, Kenya, Arizona
claudia bernardi on Wed, 11 Feb 2009 15:14:15 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> University's Struggles// Canada, Bangladesh, Kenya, Arizona


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*York University - Toronto*
Four people were arrested during a march to Queen's Park Tuesday where
supporters of striking York University staff gathered to
protest back-to-work legislation. [...]

Bangladesh- Student protests
A Bangladeshi riot police officer subdues a student (C) with a baton during
a demonstration in Dhaka on January 27, 2009. At least 50 people including
policemen were injured as Jagannath University students clashed with police,
the violence sparked by a dispute over occupation of halls. Students allege
that local leaders and businessmen have taken over 12 halls outside the
campus. [...]

Kenya teachers, gov't, reach deal, call off strike:
Nearly a quarter of a million public school teachers in Kenya have ended at
strike after the government offered to more than double their pay over the
next three years, officials said Thursday. [...]

1,000 Ariz. students protest budget cuts:
More than 1,000 students from Arizona state universities staged a protest at
the Capitol on Wednesday, calling for lawmakers to spare higher education
from draconian budget cuts. [...]


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