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Live Updates: Pro-Palestinian protests against war between Israel and Hamas on Portland State, UCLA and Columbia campuses

Protests in solidarity with Palestinians under the Israeli siege in Gaza have spread across college and university campuses in the United States and around the world.

While clashes and confrontations with police at Columbia University, Portland State and UCLA have captured global attention, protests are also taking place on college campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Although demands among protesters vary at each university, most have called on universities to divest from companies that support Israel and the war in Gaza.

Here’s a look at some of the pro-Palestinian university protests around the world:

Australia: Pro-Palestinian protest camps have appeared in at least seven schools across the country, including the University of Queensland and the University of Sydney.

United Kingdom: Pro-Palestinian protests have been held at universities across the country since the early days of Israel’s war in Gaza, and some have set up camps. Students in the English cities of Newcastle, Leeds, Bristol and Warwick have set up tents in front of university buildings.

France: In Paris, pro-Palestinian protests broke out at Sciences Po, one of France’s top-ranked universities, and at Sorbonne University.

India: Protests have been held at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi in solidarity with the students protesting at Columbia.

Canada: Protests against Israel’s war in Gaza have spread to campuses across the country, including McGill University, the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia.

Lebanon: Hundreds of students gathered on campuses in Lebanon, waving Palestinian flags and demanding their universities boycott companies doing business in Israel.

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