Pro-Palestine campus event follows UF President Ben Sasse’s email condemning anti-Israel rhetoric

Students gathered outside the Turlington lecture hall following the event. Many attendees refused to speak to the media out of fear for their safety. (Emily Sturge/WUFT News) More than 150 Palestinian students and allies gathered on t

he University of Florida campus Thursday for a “Day of Resistance” event in support of Palestine. The heavily policed event was held after UF President Ben


asse issued a strong pro-Israel statement Tuesday vowing to protect Jewish students and condemning Hamas. “I will not tiptoe around this simple fact: What Hamas d


d is evil and there is no defense for terrorism,” Sasse wrote in

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