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Mon Apr 22, 2024, 01:53 PM Apr 22

Police arrest pro-Palestinian supporters at encampment on Yale University plaza [View all]

Source: NBC News

Police officers on Monday arrested protesters who had set up an encampment on Yale University’s campus in support of the Palestinian cause, one of a growing number of American universities to see demonstrations surrounding the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.

Protesters had been on their third night of camping out in an effort to urge Yale to divest from military weapons manufacturers, the Yale Daily News reported.

Officers gathered at the protest site at Beinecke Plaza shortly before 7 a.m. Monday and were seen approaching the encampment and “flipping up the entrances to the tents,” the school paper wrote on X.

Then officers issued a warning for students and journalists to leave, or they’d be arrested.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/police-arrest-pro-palestinian-supporters-at-encampment-on-yale-university-plaza/ar-AA1nrS7P

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