UK University Occupations for Gaza Newswire Archive
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11-03-2009 15:57We aim to build a non heirarchial,libertarian,secular anti militarist movement
10-03-2009 19:58Students at Newcastle University have occupied the fine arts lecture theatre in solidarity with the people of Gaza and Palestine. 25 students took the room and informed the University management who have sent a senior manager to start 'neigotations' which have resulted in the occuption entrying its first night with no clear resolution, as yet.
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28-02-2009 23:28Students from the University of Manchester have been in occupation in protest over the war on Gaza since the 4th February. This Wednesday 4th March will mark one month in occupation. We are calling a national demonstration in solidarity with the Palestinians and student occupiers, for Wednesday 4th March.
28-02-2009 14:07Following on from comments made on an earlier post: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/02/422914.html
I am angry and wanted to say things which people would see, not comment on an old article.
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The following is an extract from their blog.
26-02-2009 16:09I have received the following press release from the Cardiff occupation, which has now ended after three days. They are claiming victory after some of their demands were met.
25-02-2009 19:15The occupation of the Shandon lecture theatre by 30 students goes into its third day. But why stop at Cardiff university, when Swansea, Bangor and Aberystwyth universities have also got their fingers in the military pie?
25-02-2009 18:21The students of the occupation of United College in St Andrews have announced victory after receiving a statement and accompanying assurances to review and investigate ties with Israel in light of the recent conflict in Gaza from the University today.
25-02-2009 10:46Around 20 students from the University of Plymouth have occupied room 202 of the Smeaton building, in the middle of campus.
24-02-2009 22:44After a hard days occupyin' Cardiff student group 'Cardiff Students Against the War' are now settling in for a night in their new TAZ in the Shandon Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University.
24-02-2009 13:52Around 30 students from 'Cardiff Students Against War' have occupied the large Shandon Lecture Theatre in the main building.
The occupation at the University of Birmingham ended on 20th January on the same day it started when the occupiers decided to leave after two shifts of university security and 30 police besieged the building that evening.
22-02-2009 01:26Students at Strathclyde University won the vote on Thursday to cut the university’s ties with arms manufacturer BAe Systems which supplied components used by the Israeli military in the recent massacre of Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
21-02-2009 17:12Tamar Katz, a 19 year old Israeli war-refuser jailed for 51 days last year, will be doing a speaker tour of Britain between 5 and 14 March 2009.