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Why Palestinians can count on American students but not Arab allies to protest

Posted on AllSides May 2nd, 2024
From The Center

Palestinians may be gratified to see American university campuses erupt in outrage over Israel's offensive in Gaza, but some in the embattled enclave are also wondering why no similar protests have hit the Arab countries they long viewed as allies.

Demonstrations have rocked U.S. universities this week, with confrontations between students, counter protesters and police, but while there have been some protests in Arab states, they have not been nearly as large or as vociferous.

"We follow the protests on social media every day with admiration but also with sadness....

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https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/why-palestinians-can-count-american-students-not-arab-allies-protest-2024-05-02/

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