Fiji Time: 10:18 PM on Friday 27 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Parents continue case

Luke Rawalai
Monday, January 21, 2013

DESPITE the tertiary institutions that have heard the plea of their children protesting parents will continue with their legal proceedings against the Ministry of Education.

Protesting group representative Rajesh Lal said they had already approached a legal firm to have their grievances heard in court.

Mr Lal said their children and parents have been humiliated by the stances taken by the ministry labeling it as stubborn and unfair.

"Our children have been labeled by radio stations as a bunch of drama queens and we need the ministry to come clear as to the foundations of their findings that they have decided to remain tight lipped about," said Mr Lal. "We feel that the rights of our children have been violated and that they've been victimised."

Permanent secretary for Education Doctor Brij Lal refused to comment on the matter when approached yesterday.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection
  2. Strong start
  3. Sexism and rape
  4. Spotlight on 'crooked investors'
  5. Warriors prop Bele laid to rest
  6. Free milk scheme
  7. Overseas attention for local talent
  8. All Gunz blazing
  9. Opposition welcomes signing of agreement
  10. Deal to address staff shortages in hospitals

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miracle baby Sunday (22 Mar)
  2. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  3. Rugby player dies in camp Saturday (21 Mar)
  4. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  5. All hope gone Monday (23 Mar)
  6. 'No' to adopted child Monday (23 Mar)
  7. The man who was the champ Monday (23 Mar)
  8. Kepa clarifies position Tuesday (24 Mar)
  9. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  10. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)