Université : émeutes au Pakistan – décembre 2010

Students’ protest enters third day


Saturday, December 11, 2010

LAHORE: The students’ protest against the privatisation of educational institutes by the Punjab government continued for the third day, a private TV channel reported on Friday. According to reports, students boycotted classes and staged a protest demonstration in Faisalabad. They chanted slogans against the provincial government and its decision to privatise the educational institutes. Enraged students also threw stones at cars, the channel reported. Police subsequently resorted to teargas shelling and baton-charged the students in order to disperse them. Arguments between the police and teachers were also witnessed. Also, students in Vehari, Multan, Mian Channu and other parts of Punjab held protest rallies, the channel reported. daily times monitor

Punjab police, students clash in Faisalabad


By Adnan Adil

FAISALABAD – Tear gas was fired and roads were blocked during continuing clashes between police and students in Faisalabad December 10.

College students were protesting the formation of a board of governors in Punjab Province, media reported.

Police fired tear gas at Government Municipal Degree College of Faisalabad students who had blocked roads at Abdullahpur Chowk and chanted slogans against the government, Express News reported.

Meanwhile, the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court Ijaz Chaudhry has taken suo motu notice of the alleged torture by police of teachers and students who protested outside the Punjab Assembly December 8.

College autonomy demo: Police repel angry students at assembly door


9 12 2010

LAHORE: Students and teachers protesting against changes in the higher education system tried to storm the Punjab Assembly building on Wednesday, sparking violent clashes with the police.

Around 400 people began their protest in the morning against the grant of autonomy to public colleges and the changes likely to accompany this process, such as higher tuition fees,.

The situation escalated when a group of protesters broke past guards at the outer security cordon of the assembly grounds. They got as far as the steps leading to the assembly building.

Police baton-charged the protesters, who responded by throwing stones, smashing windows in two MPAs’ cars, breaking CCTV cameras and destroying furniture used by security officials. Angry students, most of them Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) activists, also set fire to a bus at Nasser Bagh and one in front of the Town Hall. They broke the windows of two others buses and damaged a picket at Charing Cross. More…

Published in The Express Tribune, December 9th, 2010.

Two students, faculty member hurt in PSF-ISO clash


KARACHI  (December 11, 2010) : Two more activists and Assistant Professor were injured as the conflict between student organisations of University of Karachi continued on Friday while semester examinations were also postponed and students protested violently outside Mobina Town Police Station.

Due to the erupting clashes in campus the University of Karachi has decided to postpone the scheduled papers of semester examinations on Friday and Saturday. Spokesman of Karachi University said that the semester examinations would not be held according to schedule and new dates of examination of the postponed papers would be announced later. More…

Three injured in fresh clashes


By: Syed Jafar Askari | December 11, 2010

KARACHI- Karachi University (KU) has failed to defuse tussle between People’s Students Federation (PSF) and members of Imamia Students Organisation (ISO), as two more students and a teacher got injured in fresh clashes on Friday morning at the campus. More…




~ par Alain Bertho sur 11 décembre 2010.

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