Protesters in support of Palestinians in Gaza are escorted away by police forces during the evacuation of the Sciences Po University, during the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Paris, France, May 3, 2024. Reuters

Paris police remove pro-Palestinian students occupying Sciences Po university

Sciences Po has become the epicentre of French student protests over the war and academic ties with Israel, which have spread across France but have remained much smaller in scale than those seen in the United States

Protesters in support of Palestinians in Gaza are escorted away by police forces during the evacuation of the Sciences Po University, during the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Paris, France, May 3, 2024.

Protesters in support of Palestinians in Gaza are escorted away by police forces during the evacuation of the Sciences Po University, during the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Paris, France, May 3, 2024.

A Reuters witness saw police go into the buildings and take out many of the 70-odd protesters inside. Unlike in some college campuses across the United States, the French protests have been peaceful and there were no signs of violence as the students were brought out of the buildings.

Sciences Po has become the epicentre of French student protests over the war and academic ties with Israel, which have spread across France but have remained much smaller in scale than those seen in the United States.

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