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Goucher College president threatens sanctions on students participating in pro-Palestine encampment

This story originally appeared in Baltimore Beat on May 14, 2024. It is shared here with permission. This story has been updated. At least nine Goucher College students involved in a pro-Palestine encampment on the campus received emails on May 14 placing them on probation and threatening their suspension if they did not agree to […]

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Unions support student protestors against campus administrators and police

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on May 14, 2024. It is shared here with permission. As campus protests—and violent police repression—continue to roll across the country, some unions are getting involved. More than 2,700 protesters have been arrested on 64 college campuses since the initial arrests at Columbia University in New York on April 18. […]

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“This is in the spirit of our tradition”: The first Jewish Biden appointee resigns over Gaza

This story originally appeared in In These Times on May 15, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Lily Greenberg Call, one of President Joe Biden’s appointees, resigned from her position within the U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday in protest of how the administration is funding, fueling and enabling the Israeli genocide of Palestinians […]

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The Vote Uncommitted campaign wants to pressure Biden to champion a ceasefire in Gaza

Across the country, Democrats are organizing campaigns to vote uncommitted in the primary elections. Yet the aims of this movement are to do more than simply register dissent against Biden’s support for Israel’s genocide in Gaza. The Uncommitted Campaign will pick up delegates in every state and congressional district where more than 15% of voters […]

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Despite threats from Johns Hopkins University, pro-Palestine demonstrators remain

This story originally appeared in Baltimore Beat on May 09, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Despite threats of disciplinary action, pro-Palestine demonstrators encamped at Johns Hopkins University remained there the following day.  Representatives for the university handed out forms on Wednesday, May 8, asking demonstrators who had been camped out on the area […]

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‘Like a mini Gaza’: IDF raid on Nur Shams causes worst West Bank destruction in decades

While speaking to residents of Nur Shams refugee camp in the West Bank, TRNN reporters found themselves in the middle of the most destructive IDF raid since the Second Intifada. In this raid, Israeli troops killed 14 Palestinians and destroyed a neighborhood, including a local school. This video was co-produced with Shadowgraph Productions. Everything about […]

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‘This is a crime against humanity’: 600,000 children in line of fire as IDF moves on Rafah

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on May 06, 2024. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license. Humanitarian organizations and United Nations officials are warning that the lives of hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children—nearly all of whom are sick, injured, or malnourished—are in grave danger as Israeli […]

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Inside the ‘Student Intifada’: A roundtable with campus organizers

Seven months into Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza, a student-led grassroots movement is spreading across the US and beyond, hearkening back to the student protests of the ‘60s that played a pivotal role in ending the US war in Vietnam. In what is being called the “student intifada,” with over 100 encampments going up at […]

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Occupation at Johns Hopkins University aims to protest on behalf of Palestinians

This story originally appeared in Baltimore Beat on Apr. 30, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Baltimore Beat is working to confirm reports that Johns Hopkins University officials threatened to call the Baltimore City Police Department on students who remained at a protest encampment in support of the people of Palestine overnight.  Organizers launched […]

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‘The university fears us because of how little we fear them’: Michigan Gaza encampment organizers demand university divest from Israel

At this very moment, a student-led grassroots movement is spreading throughout the country, with over 100 encampments going up at different college and university campuses around the country and around the world in protest of Israel’s US-funded genocidal war on Gaza and ethnic cleansing of Palestinians. In what is being called the “student intifada,” students, faculty, grad […]