Pro-Palestinian protests disrupt colleges across the US: Live updates

Written by on April 29, 2024

9:12 a.m. ET, April 29, 2024

Columbia asks protesters to "voluntarily disperse," will hold commencement but will not divest from Israel

From CNN's Omar Jimenez and Jeff Winter

Demonstrators are seen at the pro-Palestinian encampment at the Columbia University in New York on Sunday.

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Columbia said in a statement Monday that while constructive dialogue between student organizers and academic leaders has been ongoing since last week, “Regretfully, we were not able to come to an agreement.”

“Both sides in these discussions put forward robust and . . .

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