"Mock eviction" Pro-Palestinian Stunt Causes Stir at UM-Ann Arbor

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About 1,500 University of Michigan students were startled this week after waking up on Tuesday morning with eviction notices under their doors at six dormitories across campus.

"If you do not vacate the premises by 13 DECEMBER 6 PM, we reserve the right to demolish your premises without delay. We cannot be held responsible for property or persons remaining inside. Charges for demolition will be applied to your student account," the eviction notice stated.

Fortunately for them, the notice was nothing more than a mock eviction. The stunt was pulled off by the on-campus organization Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE). The organization, which promotes human rights, social justice and self-determination, pulled off the feat in an attempt to enlighten fellow students and university administrators about the struggles of the Palestinian people.

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