UK University Occupations for Gaza Newswire Archive
25-05-2009 11:28Students from the University of Sussex have been camped outside the main administration building since Thursday night in protest against the cutting of the linguistics course, the lack of democracy in university decision making and the ongoing marketisation of education.
13-05-2009 14:14Cambridge Stop the War, Cambridge Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and other Cambridge residents to participate in a national demonstration: Remember Gaza . . . End the Siege now! Free Palestine!
12-05-2009 12:23From UCU and UNISON's Save London Met campaign committee:
Students in the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design have occupied rooms in Commercial Rd in protest at the proposed cuts to staff. We understand that they are demanding that Management drop the proposals to make staff redundant and that managers come to explain to students what is happening.
07-05-2009 13:14This morning, 15 people were arrested across London and possibly other parts of the country under the Terrorism Act, apparently in relation to the demonstrations in support of Gaza in January this year.
03-05-2009 11:23Pope will be stepping into “a diplomatic minefield,” where the Catholic highest spiritual authority will be unmercifully scrutinized by the protagonists of the one hundred year old Arab – Israeli conflict for the Holy Father’s every step, word and handshake, which would force him into the defensive in an impossible balancing act that will rule out any hope his presence is supposed to inspire.
05-04-2009 15:56European call for a counter summit in Louvain against the Bologna process
28th and 29th of April, Louvain, Belgium
“The worst enemy of knowledge is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge”
24-03-2009 19:46Show Your Solidarity!
Ken Loach, Film Maker and Avtivist
Ishmael Patel, Friends of Al Aqsa
Alan Simpson MP
Chris Nineham, Stop the War
24-03-2009 09:59As the Sheffield University occupation in solidarity with the people of Palestine enters its second week, the University management are still trying to squirm out of negotiating, and the occupiers are now in control of one of the University's flagship buildings.
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19-03-2009 19:19On April 18th, students and activists from all over the country will meet to decide where to take the student movement next. The programme is still open to workshop suggestions, so email us to get involved!
19-03-2009 11:26Posting to let people know about a vigil in Cambridge at 5pm-7.30pm tonight, Thursday, 19th March, outside the Guildhall, Market Square