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A US university professor was knocked down and detained during a protest in Gaza.

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This incident at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, has sparked controversy and raised concerns about the use of excessive force by law enforcement during protests. According to reports, police officers were attempting to disperse protesters at a pro-Palestine demonstration when they detained several individuals, including a university professor and a journalist. The professor, identified as Caroline Fohlin, was seen in a video confronting police officers who were attempting to arrest a protester. Despite her attempts to question their actions, she was forcefully knocked to the ground and handcuffed by officers. Another faculty member, Noelle McAfee, was also arrested during the protest.

The use of violence by law enforcement in this situation has been condemned by protest organizers, who labeled it as an "act of terrorism." They argue that the response from the Georgia State Patrol, Atlanta Police Department, and Emory Police Department was disproportionate and unjustified. Videos of the incident circulated on social media, further fueling outrage and prompting calls for accountability.

In addition to the arrests of protesters and faculty members, a photographer for Fox 7 in Austin, Texas, was also detained by police. The photographer, identified as Carlos, claimed that he was pushed by officers and falsely accused of assaulting an officer.

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Following the incident, organizers of the protests issued a statement holding the law enforcement agencies responsible for what they described as an "overt act of terrorism." The statement called for accountability and justice for those who were detained and subjected to excessive force.

This incident is part of a broader trend of escalating tensions surrounding protests related to the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza. Similar demonstrations have taken place at various universities across the United States, with reports of arrests and clashes between protesters and law enforcement. The use of force by police during these protests has raised concerns about freedom of speech, the right to assemble, and the treatment of demonstrators by authorities.

As investigations into the events at Emory University unfold, there are calls for transparency, accountability, and reforms to address police conduct during protests. The incident has sparked debates about the role of law enforcement in managing demonstrations and protecting civil liberties, highlighting the need for dialogue and action to address underlying issues of police brutality and accountability.

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