Anti-Israel Protesters Use Flag Of Terrorist Organization

A flag of the terrorist group Hezbollah was displayed at one of the ongoing anti-Israel protests at a number of college campuses across the country. The action came as police moved to break up a series of encampments set up at various universities.

The flag was found at the Ivy League Princeton University in New Jersey. Hezbollah is a terrorist group most famous for the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut Lebanon that killed 241 Americans. The group, whose name means “Party of God” has been fighting against Israeli forces for four decades.

In addition, other protesters shouted “We are Hamas” during last week’s demonstrations.

The protests against Israel have gained in size over the last two weeks. One of the first of these was at Columbia University, where students originally occupied part of an academic building. These students were cleared out by police, which resulted in more than 100 arrests, including of the daughter of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Following the clearing of the building, students constructed an encampment of tents in one of the main centers of campus. Students on other campuses have done the same, resulting in clashes with police.

During one protest near New York University (NYU), students threw objects at police while at least one protester struck an officer with a chair.

Furthermore, one photo showed a masked protester holding up a sign calling for Hamas to kill pro-Israel protesters.

The protests have caused considerable disruption for students. At Columbia, all in-person classes were canceled. Jewish students were also warned not to attend class due to security concerns.

There were dozens of arrests at the University of Texas Austin.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) visited Columbia and condemned antisemitism. He also called for Columbia’s president to resign. The speaker was greeted by hostile protesters.

In one video a protester calls for the death of all Zionists. After making the statement, the student was expelled from college.