December 11, 1998

Thirty-five Birzeit University students this week began a hunger strike in solidarity with 2,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. They erected two tents in the university in which the hunger strikers will stay until the hunger-striking Palestinians are freed.

The Times HigherJdecember 11 1998international news 11 Michael Austin looks at the difficulty South Africans face in overhauling a white-biased college system

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