Police in riot gear disperse pro-Palestine protesters on USC campus

Pro-Palestine protesters at the University of Southern California were dispersed by police in riot gear on Wednesday, 24 April.

The peaceful protest on the university campus escalated suddenly when armed police arrived to disperse student protesters. Police could be seen dragging away students’ tents. Several arrests were made.

The incident happened as pro-Palestine protests continue to erupt across US university campuses.

More than 400 protesters have been arrested nationwide since the arrests at Columbia University on 18 April.