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UT-Austin Protests

UT-Austin says protesters carried guns and assaulted people. One person has received a weapons charge.

School officials have suggested there was planned violence at the protests, but one local prosecutor has raised doubts.

By Andrew Weber, KUT News
Law enforcement begins to remove demonstrators from an encampment set up in support of Palestine on UT campus Monday, April 29, 2024, in Austin.

Student protest and Israel-Hammas war

  • What are students protesting about?

  • What do laws say about protesting?

  • How have university and Texas leaders responded?

  • What do I need to know about the Israel-Hammas war?

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