A gesture by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to mark the 13th year of democracy since the end of military rule in 1999 has backfired in spectacular fashion with thousands of students taking to the streets. As Jonathan announced the renaming of the University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University in a TV broadcast on Tuesday morning thousands of students came out around their campus in an effort to preserve the well-known name.
According to [Fa]Ehterame Azadi,an Iranian blogger, more than 50 students of Tarbiat Molem University in Tehran have started hunger strike to protest against the bad condition of their university. Read Post
Today, we mark the five year anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Despite the protest of millions in the streets in the U.S. and around the world, on March 19, 2003, Americans learned that the military had begun its... Read Post