American Federation of Teachers Expresses Support for CEU

May 12, 2017

"The American Federation of Teachers expresses its solidarity with the faculty, students, education support staff and administration of Central European University in their battle for independence and academic freedom; that the AFT opposes attacks on the independence and academic freedom of any university under the Viktor Orbán government; and that the AFT will communicate its support for CEU to the White House, Congress, the European Union’s commissioner for justice, and education allies worldwide ...
... the AFT will continue to work with Education International and its Hungary affiliates to advocate for a political and media campaign that demands the government repeal its irrational and dangerous legislation targeting CEU, and urges respect for human rights and the rule of law."

Read the whole statement here.