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Charges Dropped for Columbia University Students Arrested at Pro-Palestinian Protests

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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NEW YORK—Dozens of pro-Palestinian student protesters arrested in April after occupying and barricading a building at Columbia University in New York City had all criminal charges against them dropped on Thursday, Manhattan prosecutors said at a court hearing. The hearing at the Manhattan Criminal Courthouse came seven weeks after Columbia administrators called in hundreds of armed and heavily armored police officers to the university’s campus in a high-profile law-enforcement response that was broadcast live on national news channels. Police arrested 46 protesters who had barricaded themselves inside Hamilton Hall, and...

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