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TWhile Sciences Po Paris college students had been taking their exams, the police dislodged pro-Palestine activists who had arrange tents this Monday afternoon. According to the police headquarters, “80 people having settled on the public highway in front of Sciences Po Paris, a police intervention at the request of the prefect took place”, and “all the people were evicted peacefully”. A scholar at Sciences Po, member of the Palestine Committee, who didn’t want to give her identify, spoke to Agence France Presse of a “peaceful gathering which lasted two hours”, earlier than “the police intervened” to evacuate demonstrators and three tents.

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This morning, round twenty college students gathered in entrance of the institution, with out blocking entry to the constructing, shouting “Israel assassin, Sciences Po complicit” or “Palestine will live, Palestine will win”, earlier than mendacity down on the sidewalk, AFP famous. The exams passed off usually, administration informed AFP.

Other institutions blocked

In Reims, “there was a blockage at Sciences Po, the exams could not take place for the 500 first-year students (out of a total of approximately 1,000 students),” indicated the administration of Sciences Po. exams must be rescheduled. In Strasbourg, the constructing which homes the premises of the journalism college (CUEJ) was blocked by college students who denounce the “media treatment” of the state of affairs in Gaza, based on a scholar press launch.

This motion is impressed by the protests which have agitated round forty campuses within the United States since mid-April. In France, the scholar mobilization to denounce the state of affairs in Gaza primarily issues Sciences Po (5,000 to six,000 college students in Paris), its regional campuses and different political research institutes.

READ ALSO Pro-Gaza demonstrations: will the mobilization prolong to excessive faculties?High college college students had been additionally known as on Monday to mobilize for Gaza. At the nationwide degree, the Ministry of Education recognized at noon “a dozen situations including a single blockage, a few attempts and calm demonstrations around high schools”. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin requested prefects on Sunday night to systematically grant the usage of public power to heads of institutions who request it within the occasion of a blockage or occupation.

In the Montpellier academy, round thirty college students established “filtering” within the morning on the entrance to the Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz highschool in Milhaud (Gard), the rectorate informed AFP. In the Créteil academy, demonstrations passed off in entrance of “two high schools out of 228”, based on the rectorate.