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University of Birmingham Free Gaza demo - 22/01/09

22-01-2009 23:40

the crowd gathers
Following an occupation on Tuesday in solidarity with Gaza, around 200 students gathered on the University of Birmingham's main campus for the Free Gaza demo, organised by a coalition of societies from the Guild of Students. There was also a small 'unauthorized' zionist 'peace' counter-demo separated by the presence of stewards, security, and police.

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The Siege of LR4 - Birmingham occupation ends

22-01-2009 21:53

The occupation of Arts LR4, University of Birmingham, which began at 9am on Tuesday 20 January, ended at around 9pm on the same day after 12 hours in. West Midlands Police and university security lay siege to the building from 7pm in a bid to isolate the protesters. The occupiers were denied access to water and food (from outside) and had to blockade the lecture theatre as police and security massed outside it...

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Stop Exeter Uni's investment in the arms trade!

22-01-2009 14:51

In October 2005 a survey by Campaign Against the Arms Trade found that Exeter uni had the 7th highest number of shares in the arms trade for a UK university. In 2008 they refused to give figures for the survey – if they don’t still have shares in the arms trade it would have been ridiculous for them to do this!

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ISM London issues declaration supporting student occupations for Gaza

22-01-2009 14:07

22 January 2009: ISM London issues declaration supporting student occupations


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Solidarity with Arab students in Haifa university

22-01-2009 08:17

We Palestinian Arab students at Haifa University strongly condemn the discriminative polices and practices employed by the administration of the university against its Arab students.

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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

Setting up
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 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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February FreeSchool Weekender!

15-01-2009 17:07

20th - 22nd February 2009
A weekend of workshops, discussions and skillsharing to promote free, community organised learning

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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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Clay Plaster workshop at Ecoworks Community Garden

14-01-2009 22:04

Learn how to make natural clay plaster and get your hands dirty! Workshops at Ecoworks Community Garden, saturday 17th and saturday 24th January.

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Plans for the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

13-01-2009 17:45

The public consultation for the new visitor centre has begun and ends 23rd Jan. This is a fantastic chance to make the new visitor centre a showcase for low impact sustainable design.
Please get involved and make sure your ideas get heard.

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DFEY-NW :: January 18th :: Digital Freedom in Education and Youth - North West

13-01-2009 01:20

DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West) is a group focusing on young people and issues of freedom in the digital world, based in the Northwest of England at the moment.

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A letter to a cousin

12-01-2009 19:02

Having just finished seven years as an undergraduate and PhD degree at Oxford University, where I was conspicuously in the minority, ethnically, I felt the urge to share the groundings for my motivation and attitude which has helped me along the way to my academic success.

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Sumac Craft and DIY Skillshare

12-01-2009 16:14

The Sumac Skillshare is back with monthly one day skillshare events around a theme. We kick off on January 31st with the Craft and DIY skill share.

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fotos from thessaloniki 9/1/09

10-01-2009 22:31

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