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Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting "Free, free Palestine" after weeks of protests on campus

May. 23, 2024 11:14 AM EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Group of graduates walk out of Harvard commencement chanting "Free, free Palestine" after weeks of protests on campus.

25 arrested at University of Virginia after police clash with pro-Palestinian protesters

May. 04, 2024 21:04 PM EDT

Twenty-five people were arrested Saturday for trespassing at the University of Virginia after police clashed with pro-Palestinian protesters who refused to remove tents from campus, and demonstrators at the University of Michigan chanted anti-war messages and waved flags during commencement...

Congressman praises heckling of war protesters, including 1 who made monkey gestures at Black woman

May. 03, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Israel-Hamas war demonstrations at the University of Mississippi turned ugly this week when one counter-protester appeared to make monkey noises and gestures at a Black student in a raucous gathering that was endorsed by a far-right congressman from Georgia. ...

US vetoes widely supported resolution backing full UN membership for Palestine

Apr. 18, 2024 20:31 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States vetoed a widely backed U.N. resolution Thursday that would have paved the way for full United Nations membership for Palestine, a goal the Palestinians have long sought and Israel has worked to prevent. The vote in the 15-member Security...

The Security Council revives the Palestinian Authority’s UN hopes. The US says not yet

Apr. 08, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday revived the Palestinian Authority's hopes of joining the United Nations as a full member. But the United States said relations between Israel and the Palestinians are far from ripe. That all but quashes the Palestinian...