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Police evacuate students from demonstration in support of Palestine at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Police removed protesters from an on-campus protest for trespassing. The university urged the public to avoid the area of the Graduate Life Center. Police removed several students from the protest, with protesters yelling as they were taken away. The protest started as a non-violent demonstration but escalated when protesters refused to disperse. The university stated that the gathering violated University Policy 5000. Protesters demanded transparency in university funding related to the war in Gaza. The situation became unsafe, leading to police intervention and arrests. Virginia Tech values free speech but prioritizes public safety.


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