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Why students are protesting in the U.S.

Student protests over the Israel-Hamas war have intensified across U.S. college campuses and have now spread to universities here in Australia. Protesters are calling for an immediate ceasefire, and for their universities to ‘divest’ from (stop investing funds in) companies linked to Israel.

According to CNN, more than 1,000 students have been arrested across at least 21 states since mid-April, so on today’s we’re going to explain exactly what you need to know.

Hosts: Billi FitzSimons and Zara Seidler
Audio producer: Emmeline Peterson

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