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Police Crackdown on Emory and Other Schools Won’t Deter Students Protesting for Palestinian Rights

HeadlineApr 26, 2024

At Emory in Atlanta, a brutal police crackdown led to at least 28 arrests. Among those arrested was economics professor Caroline Fohlin, who was knocked to the ground by a police officer, while another held her down and bound her hands with zip ties. We’ll go to Atlanta after headlines for the latest at Emory.

Meanwhile, students at Columbia — the epicenter of the student encampment movement — filed a civil rights complaint Thursday following arrests by NYPD and threats to deploy the National Guard.
Despite the violent crackdown, students vowed to continue their protests. This is Vincent Doehr of UCLA.

Vincent Doehr: “I don’t think that our concerns about our personal safety are at the forefront of our minds right now. I think at the forefront of our minds is the violence that Palestinians are suffering at the hands of the Israeli state every day these last six months and last, again, almost 80 years.”

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