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Why is Israel raiding Palestinian universities?

As the Israeli army continues to raid Palestinian universities, the schools hope to reveal Israel's aggression to the world.
A Palestinian student supporting the Hamas movement holds a Hamas flag as she takes part in an election campaign for the student council at the Birzeit University in the West Bank city of Ramallah  May 6, 2014. 
The political parties are competing for the student council's 51 seats in an election that will take place on Wednesday.
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The Palestinian academic community hopes to internationally shame Israel for its raids on universities and disruption of education in the West Bank.

During the current uprising in the West Bank, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) stormed two Palestinian universities: Birzeit University near Ramallah on Jan. 11 and Al-Quds University at Abu Dis in East Jerusalem on Jan. 29.

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