Apr 25, 2024 - Politics & Policy

In photos: Pro-Palestinian campus protests spread

A student protestor wearing a keffiyah headband being arrested by police.

A person is detained by police as pro-Palestinian students protest the Israel-Hamas war on the Austin campus of the University of Texas on April 24, 2024. Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP via Getty Images

The anti-war protests and subsequent arrests at Columbia University have led to several other campus-based student protests across the country.

  • Axios' Russell Contreras reports dozens of demonstrations from Berkeley to the University of New Mexico have sprung up calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and for universities to divest in any Israel-connected investments.

Through the lens: Here are some images of the multi-ethnic protests on college campuses.

Student tents pitched at Columbia University.
Student demonstrators occupy the pro-Palestinian "Gaza Solidarity Encampment" on the West Lawn of Columbia University on April 24, 2024 in New York City. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
A sign on a gate at Harvard stating that Harvard Yard is closed.
A sign is seen on the gate to Harvard University to prevent encampments from being set up on their property in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on April 22, 2024. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images
French student protestors seen on campus with banners and tents in Paris.
Students camp out in tents as they gather to stage demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinians, and protest against Israeli attacks on Gaza at The Paris Institute of Political Studies, in France on April 24, 2024. Photo: Bilge Nesibe Kotan/Anadolu via Getty Images
Students holding up a sign listing protestor demands on campus including divestment and ending policing on campus.
Students at University of Maryland take part in a sit-in protest on school campus, demanding that UMD divest from Israel and to call for a ceasefire in Gaza, in Maryland, United States on April 24, 2024. Photo: Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu via Getty Images
NYU students and faculty protest at Washington Square Park in New York City.
New York University (NYU) students and faculty participate in a protest against Israel's war in Gaza at Washington Square Park on April 23, 2024. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Various signs, including one shaped like a red poppy, calling for a campus strike for Gaza.
Hundreds of activists gather for encampment at the University of Michigan's campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan on April 24, 2024 to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Photo: Adam J. Dewey/Anadolu via Getty Images
A close up photography of a sign held by a protestor that reads "CEASEFIRE".
Pro-Palestinian students march and hold signs as they protest the Israel-Hamas war on campus at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, on April 24, 2024. Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images
Police officers behind yellow tape at a campus protest in Atlanta.
Protesters confront police officers during a pro-Palestinian protest at Emory University on April 25, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images
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