Posts Tagged ‘Brawls’

College closed in Samoa after student brawling Comments 0

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

A college in Samoa was temporarily closed by the government after a brawl involving students from three schools, including St Joseph’s College and Don Bosco. Samoa’s Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture closed Avele College in Apia on Friday for the protection and security of its students. The St Joseph’s Day sports at St Joseph’s Read more

Beatings won’t stop brawls Comments 1

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Recent school boy brawls in Suva have lead to calls by some Fijian leaders for the re-introduction of corporal punishment. And earlier in the year the Prime Minster of Samoa also threatened to reintroduce corporal punishment in response to school brawls at sporting events. There is no evidence however that the abandonment of corporal punishment has made Read more

Brawls caused by human rights undermining family structure Comments 1

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The recent school brawls involving secondary school students in Suva, Fiji are a reflection of the deep rooted bad effects of human rights or children’s rights on the family structure. In his written submissions to the Constitution Commission, Aisea Vunibaka, a retired revenue collector, said human rights were stopping teachers from punishing students. “Their parents, Read more

Catholic school boys in brawls in Suva Comments 0

Friday, October 5th, 2012

This week in Suva, Fiji, there have been a number brawls involving students from the city’s boys’ secondary schools. Brawls last Friday and on Monday involved students from Suva Grammar and Marist Brothers’ High School. Three people were hospitalised and a Marist student was arrested. He appeared in the Magistrates Court on Wednesday and was charged with Read more