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Salient. Victoria University Students Newspaper. Volume 38 Number 8. 1975

Academic Staff Support and Their Demands

Academic Staff Support and Their Demands

The students' protests received support from a large number of the academic staff. 'The University's Academic Staff Association said if believed the issue of poverty raised by students in recent demonstrations was reasonable'. (Straits Times, 11-12-74).

'The National Institute of Technology Academic Staff Association, the Universiti Sains Malaysia Academic and Administrative Staff Association and the U. of Malaya Academic Staff Association issued a statement demanding:
1)The immediate withdrawal of police from in and around the universities.
2)The immediate and unconditional release of all detained students and staff.
3)Refraining from further arrests of students and staff.
4)Allowing the councils and senates of the universities to exercise their legitimate functions....' (Straits Times. 13-12-74).