Breaking News: Police baton charge students of University of Education Lahore protesting today (January 19, 2011)
LAHORE: The police baton charged a large number of students of the University of Education (UoE) on Wednesday protesting against removal of two senior faculty members, Geo News reported.
They chanted slogans on second day of their campaign against the acting vice chancellor of the university and demanded her restore the teachers, Dr Muhammad Anwar-ur-Rehman Pasha, professor of computer sciences, Division of Science and Technology and Dr Shaheen Pasha, assistant professor of Special Education, whose services were terminated on Monday.
The police baton charged the protesting students who marched from university to Akbar Chowk. Media was also not allowed to cover the incident. The varsity management has made it clear that the teachers would not be restored. The students boycotting classes and examinations scheduled for Wednesday also clashed with the police in protest against the decision.
(Published on Geo News TV Web on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 16:06 PST)
Police beat up student protesters in Lahore :
LAHORE: Hundreds of male and female students continued to hold demonstrations and boycotted classes for the third consecutive day on Wednesday against the suspension of two teachers at the University of Education.
Dr. Anwar ul Haq Pasha, the head of Information Technology Department, and his wife were fired by the varsity’s vice chancellor last week.
Meanwhile, police restored to brutal baton-charge when the protesters announced to take out a rally from Punjab Assembly to Governor House.
Students also staged a sit-in in front of the varsity, calling for immediate restoration of the services of the suspended teachers. SAMAA
(Published on Samaa TV Web on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 02:55 PM)