More than 100 individuals objecting the Pennsylvania state federalgovernment’s financialinvestments in Israel were taken into custody in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg
ByMARK SCOLFORO Associated Press
February 5, 2024, 3: 53 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Police took into custody more than 100 individuals opposing the Pennsylvania state federalgovernment’s financialinvestments in Israel on Monday, shutting down a presentation on the actions of the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg.
A representative for the Department of General Services, which consistsof the Pennsylvania Capitol Police, stated 126 individuals were taken into custody at what he explained as an unpermitted, unapproved presentation. They were bought to disperse before being detained, released citations for trespassing and then launched, stated representative Troy Thompson.
The protestors, lotsof using T-shirts that stated “divest from genocide,” clapped and shouted throughout the demonstration, which organizers stated was targeted at the state Treasury Departmen