Protesters Set Up Anti-Israel ‘Liberty Zone’ at New School

Anti-Israel activists seized the lobby of Manhattan’s New School, establishing a “Liberty Zone” encampment on Sunday, mirroring a similar protest at Columbia University, as tensions surrounding Middle East conflicts spill onto college campuses, the N.Y. Post reported.

In a demonstration of solidarity with counterparts at Columbia, around 20 students commandeered the University Center lobby on West 12th Street, unfurling tents and banners adorned with messages condemning Israeli actions in Gaza.

This occupation follows a pattern of contentious demonstrations at institutions of higher learning, underscoring the ongoing debate over Israel’s policies and the Palestinian cause.

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