Sher Jan Shohaz

Sher Jan Shohaz

The writer is a freelance columnist from Turbat, Balochistan and is currently a teacher at the School of Intensive Teaching. He tweets @ShohazSherjan (twitter.com/shohazsherjan?lang=en)

The ban on political activities in UoB underscores the importance of the Students Solidarity March

On November 26th, a notification issued by the governor’s secretariat in Balochistan called for a plenary ban on all political activities and gatherings inside the University of Balochistan (UoB) campus in order to ensure a “conducive environment” for teaching. Such a demand is ludicrous and is a blatant attempt to try and negate the work being done by students who are trying to raise a voice against the injustices they have to encounter and flies in the face of the growing demand to hold educational institutions accountable for their actions. What makes this statement even harder to digest is the fact that UoB has been at ...

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