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Rep. Omar's daughter suspended, pro-Palestinian demonstrators arrested at Columbia University

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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Dozens of pro-Palestinian protesters at Columbia University were arrested Thursday afternoon and an on-campus tent encampment was removed after the school's president gave the New York Police Department the green light to clear the protesters.

Columbia President Nemat "Minouche" Shafik announced in a letter to the Columbia community Thursday that she has authorized the New York Police Department to clear demonstrators from campus, writing, "This morning, I had to make a decision that I hoped would never be necessary."

"I regret that all of these attempts to resolve the situation...

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