UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
29-01-2009 04:58We speak to four students about their experiences on the first night of the occupation of room B62 in the Law and Social Science Building at University of Nottingham.
28-01-2009 03:03Despite being denied proper access to the Law Faculty building, ex-ambassador Craig Murray spoke and answered questions from the entrance for over 45 minutes. He spoke on the US war in Central Asia for control over natural gas pipelines, Lord Taylor of Blackburn and other war profiteers, and anti-Muslim propaganda in the media. Murray explicitly supported several key demands of the occupation as reasonable: that the university withdraw investment from the arms trade; that there be bursaries for Palestinian students; and that the university condemn Israel's recent actions towards Gaza.
The 22nd of January 2009 at 7.00 am, about a hundred policeman has entered and cleared out the Cox 18 - Conchetta Squat, occupied more than 33 years ago, where has place the Calusca library, created in 1971, and the precious and historical archive Primo Moroni.
25-01-2009 10:31No CCTV on the Cowley Road next steps Meeting 27/1/09
24-01-2009 17:28Milan / Italy - On Jan 22th the historical centro sociale-squatt Conchetta (also called Cox18) was evicted by an action of force organized by the Police as requested by the right-racist-neoliberist municipality of Milan.
24-01-2009 13:52BBC receiving a growing number of complaints regarding their decision to refuse to Broadcast Gaza Appeal.
24-01-2009 01:37Initial response to the wave of occupations in a dozen universities across the country in solidarity with Gaza. The Theorillas [Theory-Guerillas] are an affinity group throwing theory at the movement.
solidarity with Gaza
23-01-2009 14:40Three days in and going strong.
22-01-2009 19:32Three very different and apparently unrelated housing stories appeared in
today's news: 92% rise in repossessions, parklane squatters and a High Court decision whih woll mean the eviction of Dale Farm, a Irish Traveler Site in Essex.
22-01-2009 16:38MMU Students are currently occupying lecture theatre 7 of the Geoffrey Manton building in solidarity with Gaza
22-01-2009 08:17We Palestinian Arab students at Haifa University strongly condemn the discriminative polices and practices employed by the administration of the university against its Arab students.
21-01-2009 23:21A communique to all universities occupying in solidarity with Palestinians from the Sussex occupation.
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!