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Student rent strikers removed from Manchester University building by bailiffs

Bailiffs have forcibly removed Manchester University students who have been occupying a campus building for six weeks. This came after students went on rent strike with the university being granted a possession order for the entirety of south campus in court yesterday.¬† Protesters, calling for affordable rents, were taken from the Simon Building at around […]

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Manchester students continue rent strikes despite ultimatum from university  

University of Manchester students occupying John Owens received an ultimatum threatening disciplinary action if they had not left the building by 4pm yesterday But rent strikers are continuing to occupy buildings including the Simon building and many are continuing to withhold their rent payments for three weeks.  A first-year humanities and politics student, who lives in Oak […]

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