» 09/17/2012, 00.00
Taipei: Catholics students join march against hunger
Dozens of schools join World Food Programme campaign to raise awareness about hunger and funds for the poor in Sudan and Hualian and Taidung. A documentary about domestic violence draws a fair number of spectators.
Kaohsiung, the involvement of young people for the poor and scientific research
Over 50 thousand young people fast for 30 hours against hunger in Taiwan and around the world and collect 13 million dollars to give to those who suffer. While a student at the age of 15 wins a prize for scientific research on lung cancer. Local priest: "An immense crowd, that is quite stunning."
31/08/2012 HONG KONG - CHINA
Hong Kong, parents and students do not want "national education"
An independent survey reveals: 75% considered the new subject useless and damaging, defined by Cardinal Zen a "brainwashing" operated by the Communists against young people in the former colony. Hunger strike by protesters camped at the Admiralty continues, and students ask Beijing to include in Tiananmen massacre in their the study material.
09/04/2008 TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
Tibetan exiles’ “return march’ reaches New Delhi
The march had been stopped by Indian police who held marchers for days. In the Indian capital they are now waiting for the Olympic torch scheduled to arrive on 17 April so that they can take the world’s conscience by storm with their peaceful protests.
Yangon, students march for reform and freedom in schools. Authority "on alert"
After four days of protests, the youth threaten to widen protests to a national scale. They are demanding the removal of restrictions on academic freedom and the possibility of union membership. Government given two months to meet their demands. The student protests, "a sensitive issue" in Myanmar.
Thirty students arrested in Taipei for protesting China-centric education
Those arrested apparently raided the Ministry of Education overnight. They want changes in the school curriculum with regards to the island’s history and its relationship to the mainland dropped.
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