Articles tagged: Palestine


Students protest, pitch tents at GW President Granberg’s offices after encampment cleared

Around 250 pro-Palestine protesters from the DMV Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Coalition, Student Coalition for Palestine at George Washington University, and other groups gathered at the intersection of... Read more


Seven GU students arrested in GW encampment sweep

Seven Georgetown students were among those arrested early Wednesday morning when police cleared the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University (GW), according to Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) records. Police... Read more


Arrests made, protesters pepper sprayed as police clear GW encampment

Thirty-three arrests, among them Georgetown students, were made Wednesday morning as the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) cleared the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University (GW).  Demonstrators from eight universities,... Read more


The past three days at GW’s Gaza solidarity encampment

Over a week ago, a coalition of students from universities across D.C., including Georgetown, George Washington University (GW), and American University, established a Gaza solidarity encampment at University Yard (U-Yard)... Read more


Timeline: GW’s Gaza solidarity encampment

Day One: Thursday, April 25 Students from George Washington University (GW), Georgetown, American University, and other schools establish the Gaza Solidarity encampment, which they now refer to as the “Popular... Read more


GW Gaza solidarity encampment enters week two, organizers remain energized

For more than a week, hundreds of D.C. college students and community members have gathered at George Washington University’s (GW) Gaza solidarity encampment, drawing attention from the District, national media,... Read more


As universities clash with student protesters, keep eyes on Gaza

Content warning: this article discusses anti-Palestinian racism, antisemitism, and genocide. Since the Voice’s editorial board first called on Georgetown to support collective liberation and protect pro-Palestine activism, university administrators across... Read more


GW encampment grows onto street in third day of protest for Gaza

Saturday marks the third day that students have been camped in George Washington University’s (GW) University Yard, protesting in solidarity with Palestine. Late Friday evening, demonstrators that had been standing... Read more


In photos: 24 hours inside the Gaza solidarity encampment at GW

Students from George Washington University, Georgetown, and other DC colleges established a pro-Palestine encampment Thursday on GW’s campus. The encampment, which began at 5 a.m., follows similar protests at other... Read more


Students establish Gaza solidarity encampment on GW’s campus; 135 march from GU to join

Students from George Washington University along with students from Georgetown and other schools from throughout the D.C. area established an encampment in solidarity with Gaza early this morning on GW’s campus.


Faculty hold second vigil for Gazan academics killed by Israel

Georgetown Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine (FSJP) held a vigil Tuesday at noon to mourn the Palestinian academics and university students killed by Israel in Gaza. This is... Read more


The genocide in Gaza demands ethical and compassionate journalism

The endless social media footage has made the situation in Gaza impossible to ignore. It is, in the words of a South African lawyer suing Israel at the International Court... Read more


Post Pitch: Palestinian Students on Georgetown’s Campus

Welcome back to Post Pitch. This week, podcasts producer Romy Abu-Fadel interviews our Features writer Sabrina Shaffer about her piece in this week’s issue of The Voice. Tune in to... Read more


‘Not my campus anymore’: Palestinian students made to feel invisible at Georgetown

Content warning: This article includes mentions of racism, Islamophobia, and an anti-Palestinian hate crime. Donia, an international Palestinian graduate student who spoke to the Voice on the condition that she... Read more


“An obligation to speak”: Georgetown faculty organize for justice in Palestine

Georgetown's faculty organized a vigil to memorialize and commemorate their academic colleagues murdered in Gaza on Jan 18.


Runway ASIA celebrates the diverse styles of the Asian diaspora and raises $1000 for humanitarian relief in Gaza

Runway ASIA is a treasured space for Asian students at Georgetown to celebrate their cultural heritage while making a philanthropic impact.


Support collective liberation, protect pro-Palestine activism

For all the talk about free speech and expression, universities across the country, empowered by governmental institutions, have severely suppressed pro-Palestine activism since Oct. 7. On Oct. 26, Sen. Josh... Read more


The University Mission and the Freedom to Define and Decry Atrocity

Shocking. Cruel. Terrifying. Devastating. Criminal. Some say there are "no words" to describe the searing events of October in Israel and Gaza. But these words and many others accurately describe the suffering of both Israelis and Palestinians at this terrible moment in the history of the modern Middle East. As scholars of the region who have devoted years of research, study, teaching, and discussion to the Israeli-Palestinian tragedy, we implore our students, administration, and colleagues to care for all humans impacted by the ongoing carnage flooding our news feeds.


Photo Gallery: Pro-Palestine march on Washington

On Saturday Nov. 4, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Freedom Plaza in D.C. for one of the largest pro-Palestine demonstrations in U.S. history.


Georgetown must break its silence on Israel’s violent occupation of Palestine

Content warning: This article references systemic violence, Islamophobia, and antisemitism. The editorial board recognizes the escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine has been grievous for Jewish and Palestinian communities.... Read more