Several injured as Spanish students clash with police over reform

Spain“Barcelona – Several people were injured and six detained Wednesday as Spanish students clashed with police during protests against a Europe-wide university reform, police sources said. Police expelled about 100 students from the vice-chancellor’s office at Barcelona University, where they had been staying for four months in protest at the so-called Bologna reform. The students protested the expulsion with a sit-in and marches, which led to demonstrators throwing objects, police using sticks and traffic coming to a halt. The injured victims included five police officers and an unknown number of students …” (more)

[Silver Scorpio, 19 March]

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