Students interrupt GWU commencement in Washington DC with anti-Israel chants

Graduating students protest against Israel during George Washington University's graduation ceremony on the National Mall on May 19, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Andrew Thomas/AFP)
Graduating students protest against Israel during George Washington University's graduation ceremony on the National Mall on May 19, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Andrew Thomas/AFP)

Students interrupt the George Washington University graduation ceremony at the National Mall in Washington DC with anti-Israel, pro-Palestinian chants.

Some of the protesters walk out of the main commencement ceremony while wearing keffiyah scarves and holding signs calling on the university to divest from Israel.

Video posted on social media shows a side protest outside the ceremony with students chanting and holding anti-Israel signs.

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