Princeton Students Arrested Attempting to Begin Protest April 25 – Protest continues through first night

Princeton students are immediately arrested as they attempt to start a de-occupy event – threatened also with severe disciplinary measures by Princeton University which has many direct connections to the national security state.  We are reaching out to the organizers for more details.

Action steps at this link.


Ftom Insta announce of activity:

The Princeton Gaza Solidarity Encampment joins the national movement for the Popular University for Gaza (@nationalsjp), We will not leave until Princeton:

1. Ends its silence and release a public statement calling for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza and condemning Israel’s genocidal campaign against the Palestinian people.

2. Commits to full financial transparency on its investments.

3. Dissociates and divests its endowment of all direct and indirect holdings in companies that profit from or engage in the State of Israel’s ongoing military campaign, occupation,and apartheid policies

4. Divests the roughly $700 million that it continues to hold in private fossil fuel companies.

5. Discloses and ends Princeton University research on weapons of war funded by the Department of Defense. which is the world’s largest institutional carbon emitter. The US sends more military aid and technology to Israel than any other country. This research also includes automated software and artificial intelligence technology used to enable genocide.

6. Refrains from any form of academic or cultural association with Israeli institutions and businesses, in line with the Palestinian in line with the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Importantly, this boycott is of institutions, not individuals.

7. Cultivates affiliations with Palestinian academic and cultural institutions directly without requiring them to partner with Israeli counterparts as an explicit or implicit condition for such support.

8. Stops sponsoring and facilitating Birthright Israel trips and Tiger-Trek Israel, and end
Princeton’s relationship with the Tikvah Fund

Immediate support needed:

update as of 8:20 am: Princeton has EVICTED the two arrested students and barred them from campus. This repression on a campus that claims to value “free speech” must be called out!

President Christopher L. Eisgruber: 609-258-6100
Dean Jarrett Fisher (of Undergraduate Students): 6092586189
Dean Rodney D. Priestly (of Graduate School): 6092585721
VP for Campus Life Rochelle Calhoun: 609-258-3056
Princeton Public Safety: 609-258-1000

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