Palestine (OPT)

On May 18, 2022, Israeli forces raided Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie and fired tear gas at students, causing dozens to suffer from respiratory issues. The soldiers reportedly entered the campus near the library and immediately began chasing students there

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On April 16, 2022, clashes broke out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian students in and around the Al-Quds University campus. Sources indicate that Israeli forces fired tear gas at the students who were holding a vigil and solidarity demonstration in

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On March 9, 2022, three Palestinians were injured and dozens more suffered from respiratory issues after Israeli military forces raided the campus of the Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie during a memorial service that was being held there for Ammar

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On March 5, 2022, Israeli military forces raided the Abu Dis campus of Al Quds University, leading to clashes with students that included Israeli soldiers firing tear gas canisters and stun grenades. According to Felesteen News, dozens of Palestinian students

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On February 15, 2022, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) fired tear gas at Al-Quds University students holding a peaceful campus demonstration. Sources indicate that students were standing outside a campus building giving speeches about forced evictions of residents of the Sheikh

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On January 11, 2022, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) fired tear gas and rubber bullets at Birzeit University (BZU) students participating in a protest over the detention of five of their peers the prior day.  On January 10, IDF soldiers stormed

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On January 10, 2022,  Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) stormed the Birzeit University (BZU) campus, where they opened fire on students and arrested five students participating in a student union meeting.  About 14 undercover IDF soldiers stormed the BZU campus and

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Early in the morning on December 14, 2021, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) raided Birzeit University campus, assaulting guards, damaging university property, confiscating students’ belongings, and sparking violent clashes. According to a statement by the university, roughly 100 Israeli soldiers broke

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On December 4, 2021, students of opposing groups violently clashed at the entrance of Arab American University (AAU), resulting in the death of one student. The two groups were reportedly affiliated with two different factions of the Fatah political party.

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On September 27, 2021, Israeli soldiers at the Beit El DCO military checkpoint in El-Bireh city fired tear gas canisters and rubber bullets into a crowd of Birzeit University students protesting the Israeli army’s killing of five Palestinians on September

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On September 21, 2021, Hamas-affiliated security forces reportedly stormed Al-Azhar University – Gaza (AUG) and attacked students, faculty, and staff who were wearing keffiyehs – a black and white scarf associated with Yasser Arafat, which, especially since his death in

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On July 14, 2021, the Israeli Army detained around thirty Palestinian students, mostly from Birzeit University, after the students visited a family whose home was destroyed by the Israeli Army. On July 8, Israeli forces demolished the home of Palestinian

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On July 7, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) detained Layan Nasir, a nutrition student at Birzeit University, based on her alleged membership in a prohibited student organization. IDF forces raided Nasir’s family home, detained her, and brought her to the Ofer

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