Pro-Palestinian protesters descended on the Yale Bowl on Saturday, however a number of counter-protesters had been additionally readily available.
While a bigger pro-Hamas protest broke out throughout the third quarter, there have been different shows across the stadium, each pro-Hamas and pro-Israel throughout the stadium.
The pro-Hamas supporters chanted “free Palestine,” and “ceasefire now,” “ed the occupation,” and different slogans whereas waiving the inexperienced, white, pink, and black Palestinian flag. Many of those Ivy League college students had been additionally carrying the black and white-checked keffiyeh in solidarity with the phobia group that killed greater than a thousand Israeli civilians on October 7.
Throughout the sport, there have been different blocks of followers waving small and huge Palestinian flags, in keeping with the American Spectator.
In response, one protester on the Yale facet of the stadium unfurled a big Israeli flag.
The recreation, nonetheless, performed on with none main hiccups. Yale ultimately received the sport 23-18.
One blast on the pro-Palestinian supporters was significantly amusing.
Several college students held up a banner suggesting that Israel might alternate one hostage for 100 pro-Hamas Harvard college students and professors.
“Good for Israel, good for the USA, good for Hamas, educational for students,” the banner concluded.
An indication on the Harvard-Yale soccer recreation reads: “Exchange each hostage for 100 Pro-Hamas Harvard Students & Faculty.” pic.twitter.com/Feo6MsVQEe
— Aaron Sibarium (@aaronsibarium) November 18, 2023
Meanwhile, pro-Hamas college students additionally protested on the University of Wisconsin.
“Glory to the martyrs,” chanted Palestinian activists on the University of Wisconsin yesterday.
The left tells us neo-Nazis are hidden round each nook in America but it’s faculty campuses holding rallies brazenly cheering on the homicide of Jews.
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) October 11, 2023