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A society where protest is impossible is a society where only powerful voices are heard

Author: Paul Benneworth

Student protests

Student protests/demonstration for cuts and suspension of students at the University of Birmingham…

Whilst Britain is reeling from the end of the short lived experiment with coalition government Dutch politics has taken a curious turn.

A protest by humanities students at Amsterdam’s largest university spiralled out of control into a long-running occupation and messy eviction of the university’s main ceremonial building, the Maagdenhuis that eventually led to the resignation of the Chair of UvA’s Board.

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