University Presidents & Police Are Trespassing on Peaceful Demonstrators

“An unlawful act committed on the person, property, or rights of another.”

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By Warren Blumenfeld

The term “trespassing” has several definitions depending on perspective. For one, it is “entering a location unlawfully or without permission.”

I recently posted a meme on Facebook with the picture of a common camping tent with the caption: “Tents are Non-Violent, Let Them Stand, Let the Protests Continue Non-Violently.”

I created and distributed the meme as a way of expressing my support for students, faculty, staff, and community residents to demonstrate their opposition to Israel’s inhumane and criminal murder of tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians primarily within the Gaza Strip and in areas of the West Bank.

A person on one of the sites replied to me under my meme: “Not on private property.”

I countered that “universities are homes away from home for students.” I know that when I was an undergraduate student at San José State University in the 1960s, and Governor Ronald Reagan closed our campus to all “non-essential workers” over our peaceful demonstrations against the U.S. invasion of Vietnam, I felt as if he had thrown us from our home.

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