top of page
  • 1440 Daily Digest

Clashes at UCLA Protests

The University of California, Los Angeles, canceled classes yesterday after brawls broke out between opposing groups of protesters on campus. According to reports, counter-protesters attacked pro-Palestinian protesters with sticks and poles late Tuesday night, with someone throwing fireworks into the camp. Clashes continued for hours before police intervened, with people using pepper spray, throwing chairs, and beating someone to the ground. It is not clear how many people were injured or arrested. See photos of the incident here; view video here (warning—sensitive content).

Pro-Palestinian protesters had been stationed at UCLA for close to a week amid nationwide university protests calling for divestment from Israeli companies, among other demands. At Columbia University, New York police made over 100 arrests and blamed outside agitators for escalatory tactics at protests, including taking over Hamilton Hall (see previous write-up).

Separately, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Israel yesterday as the US pursues a cease-fire and hostage release to stave off Israel's promised invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza. See all updates here.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Louisiana Abortion Pill Law

Louisiana has become the first US state to criminalize possession of abortion medication under certain circumstances after Gov. Jeff Landry (R) Friday signed into law a bill reclassifying abortion med

Bill Walton Dies

Legendary basketball star Bill Walton passed away yesterday, succumbing to a prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 71. He was known for both his Hall of Fame career on the court and his award-win

South Pacific Landslide

At least 2,000 people are feared to have been buried alive in a landslide in the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea. The unverified estimate from the nation's government, reported yesterd


  • Facebook
  • YouTube
bottom of page