NYPD said majority of people arrested at Columbia were students

By Ian Banks | May 16, 2024

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On May 1st, viral social media posts made false claims about the arrests at Columbia University during anti-war demonstrations in a Facebook post. 

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A total of 112 protesters were arrested at Columbia University during the pro-Palestinian demonstrations on April 30, as stated in a press release from Mayor Eric Adams' office.