When it comes to the merits of student activism, it depends on your perspective. Advocates see the right to organize rallies as a major tool of democracy, allowing youth to make their voice heard. However, others can be upset by the potential interruptions protests often have on public order. NSW police have sought a court order to stop a student protest that was scheduled for tomorrow. Angela Khodeir, a student activist, appeared today in the Supreme Court of NSW in order to defend her right to proceed with the rally. James Arvanitakis from the Humanities Faculty at UTS, and Angela Khodeir, , Nation Union of Student NSW Education Officer spoke to The Wire’s Hagar Cohen about the implications of the trial on student activism.

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