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University lecturers protest education underfunding by handing out fake diplomas

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Academic workers staged an action outside the government building in Vilnius, distributing free diplomas in protest of underfunding for higher education and science in Lithuania. The action on Wednesday was entitled ‘Diplomas už ačių’, or ‘Diploma for free’, with a misspelling that referred to an error made by the former minister of education. Several hundred passersby joined the protest by Vilnius University workers and were given fake diplomas. The action…