Government meets student tuition fee protests with ‘the rule of the truncheon’

Student protests against tuition fee increases have been going on for weeks. In response, the government has introduced emergency legislation, legally curtailing demonstrations, hiking penalties and suspending classes at 25 colleges.

Close to home?

Actually, Quebec.

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

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One Comment

  • Ed Shepherd 30th May '12 - 7:37am

    Good to see Canadian people fighting for access to education. Lets hope we continue to see such protests in England. Lifelong education should be free to the recipient. Nick Clegg got a free university education. So should young people, today.

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