NATIONAL DEMO: SUPPORT THE STUDENT OCCUPATION, SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF GAZA- 4TH MARCH 2PM, MANCHESTER STUDENT UNION

“Now 2 weeks on, University of Manchester students have occupied key buildings in the heart of the campus. The occupation has seen an unprecedented amount of support from students and academics alike most notably in an emergency general meeting in which over a thousand students attended to overwhelmingly support a motion to stand in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Entering their 18th day, the occupation is still strong in both numbers and spirit. The next focus is to pressure the university administration to accede to our reasonable demands but the arrogant and uncomprimising Vice Chancellor (send complaints to president@manchester.ac.uk) has failed to make any concessions for the student body claiming that the university cannot take a political position. But given the universities unethical investments in the arms trade, such an action is a political position. Notorious for his history at Melbourne University, he refused to engage in an open and just dialogue with the students of the occupation even threatening to take away the right to protest!
A DEMONSTRATION HAS BEEN CALLED TO DEMAND THE CHANCELLOR LISTEN TO US: FOR THE STUDENTS, FOR GAZA!”
** THE DEMO STARTS AT **
** MARCH 4TH 2PM @ MANCHESTER STUDENTS UNION **

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