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Students end protest occupation over war in Gaza

PUBLISHED: 17:24 06 February 2009 | UPDATED: 14:02 05 October 2010

STUDENTS protesting about the Gaza situation have ended their occupation of their lecture theatre at Queen Mary’s college campus at Mile End in East London after eight days, even sleeping in overnight

STUDENTS protesting about the Gaza situation have ended their occupation of their college lecture theatre in London's East End.

The students at Queen Mary's in Mile End occupied part of the Francis Bancroft building for eight days and slept there at night.

They called on the college to condemn the BBC's refusal to broadcast a charity appeal for aid to Gaza and to fund scholarships for Palestinian students.

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