Breaking News : Students Protest in Bahir Dar and Gonder Universities

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

By Derese Tariku, for De Birhan

09 May 2012
Following the protests and arrest of students of Debre Markos University, northern Ethiopia, the students of Bahir Dar University and Gonder University have began protests. It has been confirmed that both Poly and Peda Campuses of Bahir Dar University (BDU) and Tewodors and Maraki Campuses of Gonder University (GU) have spent the whole day today (09May 2012) in protest. “The students protest is spreading like a wildfire” said a student from Maraki Campus, GU.  Regional police force and Federal police are approaching the campuses.
Several students have been injured and arrested following “rights related” protests by Debre Markos University  students in the past two days.
There are over 40,000 students in both Bahir Dar and Gonder Universities enrolled under the regular program.
Details to come…

Posted on May 10, 2012, in AFRICAN NEWS, ETHIOPIA ENGLISH, WORLD NEWS and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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