swedenChalmers Institute of Technology, a renowned university, recently banned staff and students from holding political protests on campus. After a strong reaction from students and criticism from public opinion, it decided to withdraw the ban on the 17th and cancel the ban on politics. Protest on campus.
GazaThe Israel–Kazakhstan conflict in the corridor has forced various countries to debate whether to support Palestinians or Jews. The United Students Union of the famous Swedish university Chalmers University of Technology announced on the 13th that due to the worrying world situation and social division are serious, and for the safety of staff and students, political protests on campus are prohibited.
This ban has drawn criticism from all walks of life. In addition to the youth departments of the major political parties issuing a joint statement criticizing the ban on Chalmers Institute of Technology as being harmful to students and a threat to Sweden’s democratic system, major newspapers also strongly criticized Chalmers Institute. Editorials have been published. Of technology. Perspective of Sri Lanka Institute of Technology.
President of Chalmers Institute of TechnologyKirby(Martin Nilsson Jacobi) issued a press release on the 17th, saying that the school would immediately lift the ban on political protests.
Jacoby said in the press release that the event is fundamentally very positive. Students, scholars, and faculty hope the campus can be a more open space to accommodate diverse opinions and ideas. People should be able to express different opinions and interact with each other. Dialectical.
He said that this principle is a matter for him personally. However, the school’s challenge is how to ensure the security of the campus. At present, the school believes that one should interact with the event organizer and understand the process of the event. Enough to ensure safety.
The press release also explained that the decision to ban political protests on campus was not a black box operation, but the result of an analysis of the growing conflict at the time. The activities on campus at that time made the staff and students feel uneasy and worried. Therefore, the school is forced to take measures to ensure the safety of the campus.
Jacoby ultimately stated that the lifting of the ban would be effective immediately, and that Chalmers Institute of Technology would no longer prohibit political protests on campus.