POLAND: STUDENTS PLAN STRIKE

Created: 4/24/1982

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l*OLAHD: Students Plan strike

Student activists at Warsaw University have calledS-minute strike in the corridors of university buildings on Monday to protest the pruenptory firing two weeks ago of the university's popular and liberal rector. Tho faculty senateesolution on Thursdaythe firing in hopes of preventing protests. The military commissar for higher education threatenedhort student demonstration last week to close parts of the university if more disturbances occurred. fjj

Comment: The universities are proving to befor the regime because of student disillusionment and activism and because university faculties are trying to protect some of the increased autonomy they won before the introduction of martial law. To avoid an incident, the authorities probably will not use force to prevent ortrike. Instead, they could demonstrate their resolve by closing the univereirv briefly or expelling some students.

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