Violent Clash at Sorbonne as Pro-Palestine Protesters Confront French Police

Pro-Palestine protesters gathered at the iconic Sorbonne University in Paris, calling for an end to the violence in Gaza and the West Bank. The peaceful demonstration escalated into a confrontation with police, who used forceful measures to disperse the crowd. The incident highlights the ongoing tensions and polarization surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Nasiru Eneji Abdulrasheed
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Tensions escalated today as French police confronted pro-Palestine demonstrators at the historic Sorbonne University. Officers dispersed the crowd using forceful measures, including physical beatings and the deployment of pepper spray.

The iconic Sorbonne Square, known for its historical significance and intellectual legacy, became a battleground. Protesters had gathered to express solidarity with Palestinians amid the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. The crowd, waving Palestinian flags and chanting slogans, demanded an end to the violence in Gaza and the West Bank. Their peaceful demonstration immediately took a violent turn when police intervened.

Traditional Catholics and Nationalists joined with students, Muslims, and anti-Zionist Jews to condemn Macron's complicity with mass murder. Police remained on standby as the pro-Palestine protesters converged at the Sorbonne University to demand a ceasefire in Palestine. The confrontation at the Sorbonne University highlights the ongoing tensions and polarization surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with demonstrators seeking to amplify their voices and call for an end to the violence.