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· June, 2021

Stories about Youth from June, 2021

‘Lying down flat’ as passive resistance in China

"You can’t stand up. But you don’t want to kneel down. Then you can only lie down flat."

Late-night raid at Turkey's Boğaziçi University as students continue resisting interference in campus affairs

Six months later, university students, alumni, and faculty members are still agitating against the government-appointed rector Melih Bulu and his policies, which they claim are eroding the campus' democratic culture.

Barbados’ prime minister chastises musicians for violent lyrics; artists defend freedom of expression

Prime Minister Mia Mottley dismissed the “artistic license” defence by noting that some people in Barbadian society lack the maturity required to not interpret the musical message literally.

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