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Pro-Palestinian student protests spread across Europe

May 17, 2024
As the Israel-Hamas conflict continues, students are calling for their universities to cut financial and institutional ties with Israel.
Demonstrators march near the University of Amsterdam during a pro-Palestinian protest on May 9.
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Student protestors have a long history of demanding financial divestment

Apr 30, 2024
In the '70s and '80s, college students demanded divestment as a way to put pressure on South Africa to end its apartheid policy.
Pro-Palestinian students and demonstrators barricade themselves at Columbia University's Hamilton Hall  on Tuesday.
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