Students of the London School of Economics have organized a sit-in as a form of protest against the university’s ties with Libya. The university has already put its ties under “urgent review” and have suspended a program that was funded by a £1.5m grant from a charity run by Saif Gaddafi (of which the university accepted £300.000, but the students are demanding that this money be paid back.
The students are calling for a commitment that no grants will be accepted in the future from oppressive regimes such as Libya’s. They also demand a statement denouncing the “gross violations of human rights” by the Gaddafi regime.
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