Tag Archives: violence

Newspapers overview (Pakistan’s role in hiding bin Laden and other)

9 May

International Herald Tribune – Sectarian clash in Cairo – picture – a young boy on Sunday at a church set on fire by Muslims. Violence between faiths has left at least 12 dead over the weekend The Guardian – Nato units left 61 migrants to die of hunger and thirst, survivors say helicopter and warship ignored pleas The Daily Telegraph – Obama queries Pakistan’s role in hiding bin Laden – US President Barack Obama has suggested for the first time […]

Students protest again

24 Nov

Police are blocking in thousands of student protesters in central London, after a wave of protests against higher tuition fees and university cuts. Two police officers were injured as police held back demonstrators trying to break through their lines. A police van was attacked, fires started…

VIOLENT: Students smashing windows, London protest over tuition fees at 30 Millbank

10 Nov

A huge protest against the British government’s plan to triple university tuition fees descended into violence today after hundreds of angry demonstrators smashed their way into the London headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party. The scale of the London protest defied expectations, with an estimated 50000 turning out to vent their anger at government plans to raise tuition fees while cutting the state grant for university teaching. Britain’s most senior police officer was tonight forced to admit he […]

London student protest over tuition fees

10 Nov

A huge protest against the British government’s plan to triple university tuition fees descended into violence today after hundreds of angry demonstrators smashed their way into the London headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party. The scale of the London protest defied expectations, with an estimated 50000 turning out to vent their anger at government plans to raise tuition fees while cutting the state grant for university teaching.