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Live updates: Pro-Palestinian university protests disrupt Columbia, UCLA, campuses across the US

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Pro-Palestinian protests are disrupting major US universities, with several schools calling police to remove demonstrators. Students are prepared to accept the consequences to support their cause. In Los Angeles, opposing protest groups clashed on UCLA’s campus. Jill Stein, a candidate in the presidential election, was arrested at a pro-Palestinian protest at Washington University, along with over 80 others. At Columbia University in New York, protesters are demanding the school cut ties with Israeli academic institutions and disinvest from Israel-linked entities. Similar demands have been made on other campuses.