UMass Student Assaults People at Israel Solidarity Event

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UMASS Amherst Provost Mike Malone, top, meets with students who demanded the Chancellor end what they called, "UMass Amherst's ties with war profiteers and call for a ceasefire and end of the blockade on Gaza" on Oct. 25 - Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
  • A University of Massachusetts student, Efe Ercelik, was arraigned on Monday for allegedly assaulting two students at a rally supporting Israeli hostages held by Hamas.
  • Ercelik allegedly approached two students during the “Bring Them Home: Solidarity Walk and Installation,” and used derogatory slurs and stereotypes against Jewish people, punched and kicked a victim, and destroyed a small Israeli flag.
  • He faces charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, larceny from person, vandalize property, assault and battery to intimidate, and disorderly conduct.
  • Ercelik was released on $250 bail, with orders to stay away from the victims and the UMass Amherst campus.  Read More

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