From the Telegraph:
John Rose, one of the original London School of Economics (LSE)
students to mount the barricades alongside Tariq Ali in 1968, spent
last week giving lectures on the situation in Gaza at 12 of the
"This is something different to anything we've seen for a long time," he said. "There is genuine fury at what Israel did.
think it's highly likely that this year will see more student action.
What's interesting is the nervousness of vice chancellors and their
willingness to concede demands; it indicates this is something that
could well turn into [another] '68."
Beginning with a 24-hour
occupation at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on 13
January, the sit-ins spread across the country. Now occupations have
been held at the LSE, Essex, King's College London, Birmingham, Sussex,
Warwick, Manchester Metropolitan, Oxford, Leeds, Cambridge, Sheffield
Hallam, Bradford, Nottingham, Queen Mary, Manchester, Strathclyde,
Newcastle, Kingston, Goldsmiths and Glasgow.