Tag: Palestine

  • Students walk out for Palestine as sit in reaches sixth night

    Holding signs that read, “Free Palestine,” “Stop Genocide” and “To stand with Palestine is to stand with humanity,” students walked out of class Wednesday afternoon as part of a national walkout “against genocide, settler colonialism and the siege on Gaza.”  Over 300 participants gathered near Memorial Church at 1:45 p.m., then walked to the Oval,…

  • Students stage sit-in at White Plaza to demand University action for Palestine

    Several Stanford students started a sit-in at White Plaza at noon on Friday — they hope to break a 2015 record for the longest sit-in at Stanford. Demonstrators called on the University divest from and boycott Israeli ventures and academic institutions, provide resources to Palestinian and Palestinian-American students and issue a statement that condemns Israeli…

  • Hundreds call for University action in protest for Palestine

    Nearly 1,000 people gathered at White Plaza on Friday in a rally to demand the University express support for Palestinian students and opposition to Israeli retaliation in Gaza and the West Bank. Across various speeches and a march from White Plaza to Memorial Church to Meyer Green, protestors called for the University to explicitly acknowledge…