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Pro-Palestinian camp at Wayne State dismantled while MIT students walk out of commencement

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Police have dismantled a pro-Palestinian encampment at Wayne State University in Detroit two days after the school suspended in-person classes and encouraged staff to work remotely. Television footage showed campus and Detroit police in riot gear tearing down fencing early Thursday. At least 12 people were arrested. President Kimberly Andrews Espy says the camp posed health and safety issues. Protest camps sprang up across the U.S. as students demanded their universities stop doing business with Israel or companies that they say support its war in Gaza. More than 100 graduates walked out of a commencement ceremony Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology near Boston.

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