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Hashemite University students say no to campus violence
By Petra - Apr 11,2013 - Last updated at Apr 11,2013
ZARQA — Hashemite University students in Zarqa, 22km east of Amman, on Thursday performed silent sketches to express their rejection of campus violence.
Students Thaer Abu Omar and Mohammad Abu Hanan, who organised the initiative, said silent performances in public places send a powerful message and urge viewers to rethink their attitudes.
Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets across the country on Friday to protest against a rise in university violence that has claimed four lives in the past week.
Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets across the country on Friday to protest against the recently formed government, describing it as “undemocratic”.
Violence broke out among students at Al al Bayt University in Mafraq, 80 kilometres north of Amman, on Sunday morning over who should head the student union, university officials said.
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