‘We’re afraid’: Greek plan to police universities panics students

Athens, Greece – University students in Greece are preparing to fight an education bill they say will harm freedom of expression on campus. The conservative New Democracy government wants to create a new police force for universities, empowered to arrest and charge those considered “troublemakers”. Although campus police would not bear firearms, they would be […]

‘They were afraid of us’: The legacy of Britain’s Black Panthers

In March 1968, the streets surrounding Trafalgar Square in central London were crowded with an estimated 10,000 people demonstrating against the Vietnam War. It was during these protests that Sam Arugha Sagay, a Nigerian student, and other anti-war activists stormed into the South African embassy to confront “the white power structure” of the Apartheid regime, […]