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With universities about to go on summer break in the United States, Green Left’s Isaac Nellist, Jacob Andrewartha and Chloe DS caught up with US pro-Palestine solidarity campus activists Cyn Huang, Daniil Sapunkov and Amey about the state of the student protests.

1500 UQ students vote to divest from apartheid Israel

Students voted overwhelmingly for the University of Queensland to cut ties with weapons manufacturers and divest from Israel at a 1500 strong meeting. Sam Morris reports.

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Police repression against student Palestine solidarity encampments in Canada has urged unionists to come forward in defence of students, campus workers and Palestine solidarity activists, reports Jeff Shantz.

student encampments and staff picketing

Barry Sheppard and Malik Miah argue that Israel will fail in its military objectives in Gaza because of the Palestinian people’s resistance, which is buttressed by an growing anti-war movement in the United States and the condemnation of the world’s majority.

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A second wave of protest encampments was launched at universities in several provinces across Canada in the week of May 4, including at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta — where police violently attacked peaceful protesters, reports Jeff Shantz.

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Following the violent police crackdown on Palestine solidarity encampments at Columbia and City College in the United States, Green Left’s Isaac Nellist, Jacob Andrewartha and Chloe DS spoke to three US student activists about the protests: Cyn Huang from the University of California (UC), Berkeley, Daniil Sapunkov from the City University of New York’s Hunter College and Amey from San Francisco State University (SFSU).

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Students at universities across Canada have established encampments in solidarity with Palestine, inspired by and in solidarity with university encampments across the United States, reports Jeff Shantz.

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Pro-Palestinian protests have spread to more than 70 campuses large and small across the United States. Crackdowns by administrators suspending students and using police to make arrests have only spurred them on, report Barry Sheppard and Malik Miah.

Indian students protest for Palestine

The Gaza solidarity encampments established at more than 50 universities across the United States have inspired students around the world to pitch tents on campuses and demand universities cut ties with apartheid Israel.

Students protest for Palestine at Qld Uni

Students at more than 40 universities and colleges in the United States and around the world have lit a fire under the Palestine solidarity movement by setting up encampments on their campuses, reports Saurav Sarkar.

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Students are occupying university campuses in the United States to oppose Israel's genocidal war on Gaza and as repression of pro-Palestinian student and faculty voices grows, reports Barry Sheppard. Are we seeing a new wave of student radicalisation?