UK University Occupations for Gaza Newswire Archive
22-01-2009 12:46breaking news
22-01-2009 10:26Students intend to occupy Newcastle University in protest at the bombing of Gaza.
21-01-2009 23:21A communique to all universities occupying in solidarity with Palestinians from the Sussex occupation.
21-01-2009 14:47Warwick University students have claimed a space on campus as an act in solidarity with the innocent victims in Gaza, and with the other groups in the UK which have taken similar action.
21-01-2009 09:38Yesterday evening Sussex university students occupied a main lecture theatre in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Please send statements of support or enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
20-01-2009 09:49A group of students are occupying Arts LR4 in solidarity with Gaza and Palestinian students and are asking for people to join and support their occupation. There is more on their website: http://birminghamoccupation.wordpress.com, including a full statement and demands!
This follows occupations by SOAS, LSE, and Essex in the past week.
Get down to Arts LR4 to express your support!
Over forty students started the occupation in solidarity with Palestine last Thursday afternoon demanding that the LSE condemns Israeli aggression, divests from BAE, a firm that arms Israel, and provides material support for Palestinians. The students are demanding that the LSE waivers application fees and provides more scholarships for Palestinian students, sends surplus computers and books to Palestine and facilitates a cross-campus collection for Medical Aid for Palestine.
18-01-2009 20:58About 40 students have occupied a lecture theatre in the London School of Economics on Thursday 15th January. Since then, our numbers have doubled. They have six demands for the school and are in discussion with the administration now.
15-01-2009 23:54The LSE-Palestine Solidarity Initiative supports the dozens of students who have undertaken an occupation of the Old Theatre at LSE in protest at the School's refusal to support the right to education for Palestinians.
15-01-2009 22:42Over forty pro Palestine students have occupied a lecture theatre at the London School of Economics to demand that the university releases a statement condemning the attack on Gaza and divests from arms companies that supply the Israeli military.
15-01-2009 16:33Discussions with SOAS University management.
Breaking news....40 LSE students occupy the stage of the Old Theatre...
14-01-2009 08:34A message from the Brunei Gallery Suite, SOAS, London.
13-01-2009 22:32SOAS University of London - occupation by students in support of Gaza
Brunei Gallery (photographic celebration of colonialism) occupied by students at 6pm tonight
07-01-2009 18:56The founders of the Palestine Solidarity Initiative ( http://www.palestinesolidarity.org/) have condemned the university's "hypocritical silence" over the atrocities being committed against the people of Gaza by Israeli military forces.