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Police removed students demonstrating in favor of the Palestinians at the University of Bern

Police intervened early this morning to remove a few dozen pro-Palestinian students who had been occupying the University of Bern since Sunday, while those at the University of Lausanne voluntarily ended their nearly 15-day sit-in. Bern police went to the scene at the request of the administration, which had declared since Monday that any occupation is “unacceptable”. The students wanted to denounce the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip, which was launched after the unprecedented October 7 attack by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Israeli soil. The approximately 30 students still at the scene in Bern left the premises around 05:00 local time (06:00 Greek time). They chanted pro-Palestinian slogans outside the buildings before retreating, a reporter for the Keystone-ATS news agency reported. Dozens of activists occupied various buildings of the university since Sunday evening, including the university […]
Source: News Beast

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