The contribution of the academic community to the protest is extremely high. Students have paid for their activism with scholarships, university places and some of them — with their freedom. Here are the stories of the members of the academic community who have been recognised as political prisoners.
At the moment there're 11 students and 1 professor
who were imprisoned for the "Student case"
. They're being accused of organizing student strikes and protests.
In total, at least 41 students
are under criminal prosecution. See the full statistics on repressions here