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UK University Occupations for Gaza Newswire Archive

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Students to occupy Newcastle University

22-01-2009 10:26

Students intend to occupy Newcastle University in protest at the bombing of Gaza.

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Sussex Occupation: To all other occupying students

21-01-2009 23:21

A communique to all universities occupying in solidarity with Palestinians from the Sussex occupation.

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Sit-In At Warwick in Solidarity with Gaza

21-01-2009 14:47

Warwick 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.

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Sussex University occupation for a free Palestine DEMANDS

21-01-2009 09:38

Yesterday evening Sussex university students occupied a main lecture theatre in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Please send statements of support or enquiries to

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Kings College London Occupation in solidarity with Gaza

20-01-2009 20:59

Over 50 students occupied a lecture theatre thismorning at Kins College University of London to demand the immediate revocation of Shimon Peres's Honorary Doctorate

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Nottingham Students Commemorate Gazan Dead

20-01-2009 20:17

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On Thursday 15th January, in an event called by the Palestinian Society, Nottingham students created a memorial to all those who have lost their lives in Gaza.

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Students are occupying Arts LR4, University of Birmingham - Solidarity with Gaza

20-01-2009 09:49

A 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:, 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!

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LSE occupation continues into fifth day as other universities start protests

19-01-2009 18:41

LSE students have occupied the Old Theatre
tudents occupying a lecture theatre at the London School of Economics have continued their demonstration in to the fifth day.

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.

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Tony Benn endorses LSE occupation as key demands are met

18-01-2009 20:58

About 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.

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LSE-Palestine Solidarity Initiative Supports University Occupation

15-01-2009 23:54

The 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.

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LSE students occupy university

15-01-2009 22:42

Over 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.

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SOAS occupation - update. LSE Students occupy Old Theatre

15-01-2009 16:33

Discussions with SOAS University management.

Breaking news....40 LSE students occupy the stage of the Old Theatre...

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SOAS occupation

14-01-2009 19:02

Thanks for all messages of support

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SOAS - occupation update - banner hung from trees

14-01-2009 15:23

Occupation of Brunei Gallery at SOAS, University of London, continues...

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SOAS - occupation update - RESIZED PHOTOS

14-01-2009 12:02

A message from the Brunei Gallery Suite, SOAS, University of London.

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SOAS Occupation - update

14-01-2009 08:34

A message from the Brunei Gallery Suite, SOAS, London.

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Breaking news: SOAS occupation (ongoing)

13-01-2009 22:32

SOAS University of London - occupation by students in support of Gaza

Brunei Gallery (photographic celebration of colonialism) occupied by students at 6pm tonight

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Palestine Solidarity Initiative Slams Silence Over Gaza Genocide

07-01-2009 18:56

The founders of the Palestine Solidarity Initiative ( have condemned the university's "hypocritical silence" over the atrocities being committed against the people of Gaza by Israeli military forces.
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