NYU stu­dents and fac­ul­ty arrest­ed at tense pro-Pales­tin­ian protests

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Sev­er­al stu­dents and fac­ul­ty at New York Uni­ver­si­ty were arrest­ed hours after offi­cials had told assem­bled pro-Pales­tin­ian pro­test­ers to dis­perse.
The pro­test­ers assem­bled at Gould Plaza out­side of the University’s Stern School of Busi­ness had been told by the uni­ver­si­ty to dis­perse by 4 p.m., cit­ing safe­ty and secu­ri­ty con­cerns. Police began to move in on pro­test­ers just after 8:15 p.m., accord­ing to CBS New York.

#BREAKING Clash­es and bat­tles over tents – MASS ARRESTS at the NYU, ‘Lib­er­at­ed Zone’ encamp­ment tents REMOVED as mas­sive ammount of police con­tin­ues to clear out the protesters.This is hap­pen­ing right now.Video by @yyeeaahhhboiii2 [email pro­tect­ed] to license pic.twitter.com/qkUP5w22SW
— Oliya Scooter­cast­er 🛴 (@ScooterCasterNY) April 23, 2024

NYU announced the protests would be dis­persed ear­li­er on Mon­day, accus­ing pro­test­ers of vio­lat­ing their con­di­tions of allow­ing the assem­bled pro­test­ers to remain in the plaza if no addi­tion­al pro­test­ers joined the demon­stra­tion.
“With the breach of the bar­ri­cades ear­ly this after­noon, that require­ment was vio­lat­ed, and we wit­nessed dis­or­der­ly, dis …