At least 10 arrested as State Troopers clear anti-Israel protest at University of Texas

Texas State Troopers are deployed to clear an anti-Israel protest at the University of Texas at Austin, with reports of at least 10 people arrested, amid a surge of protests against the ongoing war in Gaza at college campuses across the US.

Mounted officers along with dozens of troopers in riot gear can be seen in videos shared on social media surrounding the demonstration and clearing protesters, amid chants of “You don’t scare us” and “Free, free Palestine.”

At least 10 people are detained, the Texas Tribune reports.

The protest, organized by the Palestine Solidarity Committee, was not authorized by the university, according to local media.

In a statement yesterday, Texas Hillel said that the university had promised “both proactive and responsive measures to ensure student and campus safety” during the planned demonstration.

Reuters contributed to this report.


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