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Arrested. Injured. Suspended. Six NYC university students say they’ll keep protesting

 

NPR Topics: Education

Pro-Palestinian student protesters at Columbia University and City College of New York were arrested on April 30. The students were protesting against Israel’s actions in Gaza and demanding their universities divest from companies doing business with Israel. The arrests have sparked debate about the balance between freedom of speech and maintaining a safe campus environment. Some students face disciplinary actions from their universities, including suspension and expulsion. Despite this, the students interviewed by NPR expressed no regrets and emphasized their commitment to the cause.

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