With bright tents and sombre mood, protesting UK students show solidarity with US peers

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OXFORD, May 7 — British students set up pro-Palestinian protest encampments on Oxford and Cambridge universities’ historic campuses on a cloudy spring Monday, in a show of...

A local activist reads near tents at Oxford University, outside Oxford University Museum of Natural History, as students occupy parts of British university campuses to protest in support of Palestinians in Gaza, amidst the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Oxford, Britain, May 6, 2024.

Standing in front of the camps, some of which bore the black, white and green Palestinian flag, the students said they were joining 100 universities across the world to protest Israel’s war in Gaza, which has killed more than 34,700 Palestinians so far. The Columbia University protests in New York, which drew national attention, have inspired similar demonstrations at dozens of universities around the US and elsewhere, with students calling for a ceasefire and demanding their schools divest from companies with ties to Israel.

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