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Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Arrested During University Pro-Palestine Protest

Jill Stein, the presidential candidate for the Green Party, and her deputy campaign manager were reportedly apprehended over the weekend following a physical altercation with law enforcement officers at the Washington University student protest.

The demonstration, known as the “encampment,” aimed to voice opposition against the university’s affiliation with Boeing, a company that activists claim is complicit in “genocide” due to its business dealings with Israel.

Stein acknowledged to several media sources that she was apprehended at the encampment.

In a subsequent interview with KSDK News, she accused President Joe Biden, former president Donald Trump, and independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. of being proponents of war and genocide.

“You know, it just it just felt like we have to stand up and call this out. And, you know, that that’s what our campaign will continue to do. We are doing this election to ensure that the American people have a choice in the voting booth. That we’re not just going to be presented with actually, three pro-war, pro-genocide candidates between Donald Trump, Joe Biden and RFK, who pretends to be a peace candidate but who is all for, basically the abuses of the Israeli government and makes no bones about it.” Stein said during the interview.

A total of more than 80 demonstrators were apprehended during the weekend’s demonstration at Washington University.

This protest was part of a larger movement of pro-Palestine and anti-Israel demonstrations taking place at various schools and universities throughout the country.

A significant number of rallies have included expressions and declarations that are hostile towards Jewish people, resulting in criticisms from certain academic staff, congress members, and the White House.

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