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17 pro-Palestinian demonstrators arrested at UT-Dallas as police break up encampment

UT-Dallas is the second campus in Texas where Department of Public Safety troopers have made arrests while breaking up protests.

Protesters chant as DPS officers look on at the University of Texas at Dallas on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators set up an encampment on the campus before dawn. At about 4 p.m., DPS and other police officers showed up and tore down the encampment and arrested several people.

DPS officers in riot gear march past supplies provided for a pro-Palestinian encampment that was set up before dawn on May 1, 2024. Several protesters were arrested and the encampment was torn down in the afternoon.

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