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Cal Poly Humboldt protests shut down campus after police and pro-Palestinian demonstrators clash


ARCATA, Calif. (KION-TV)- Cal Poly Humboldt will be closed until Wednesday after pro-Palestinian protests clashed with police on Monday.

According to our CBS affiliate in Sacramento, classes have been moved online and the campus is closed according to campus officials.

Hundreds of protests have occupied one of Humboldt's buildings Siemens Hall and refused to leave.

Protesters are urging the university to disclose its ties and divest from Israel.

"We will not negotiate our leaving until the university divests," the group Humboldt for Palestine wrote in a statement on Instagram on Tuesday. 

University officials have not released a statement about the demonstrators' demands.

Demonstrations have spread at college campuses across the country with pro-Palestinian supporters whoa re angry over the Israel-Hamas war.

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