More than 100 arrested at New York University as campus protests spread

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More than 100 students and staff were arrested at New York University (NYU) last night as protests around the Israel-Hamas war reached a boiling point.

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Published on April 23, 2024 -  01:31
Google Fires More Staffers Following Protests Over $1.2 Billion Israel Deal
Google Fires More Staffers , Following Protests Over , $1.2 Billion Israel Deal. Google Fires More Staffers , Following Protests Over , $1.2 Billion Israel Deal. 'The Independent' reports that Google has fired at least 20 more workers following protests over the company supplying Israel with technology amid the Gaza war. 'The Independent' reports that Google has fired at least 20 more workers following protests over the company supplying Israel with technology amid the Gaza war. A group representing the fired workers said the total number of staff terminated for protesting is now over 50. . Internal turmoil at the tech giant revolves around 'Project Nimbus,' a 2021 contract for both Google and Amazon to provide the Israeli government with technology. . Internal turmoil at the tech giant revolves around 'Project Nimbus,' a 2021 contract for both Google and Amazon to provide the Israeli government with technology. . The $1.2 billion contract includes cloud computing and artificial intelligence services. . The $1.2 billion contract includes cloud computing and artificial intelligence services. . Last week, workers held sit-in protests at Google's offices in both New York and Sunnyvale, California. The protests were organized by the group No Tech For Apartheid, who said that 30 workers were fired following the initial sit-in. . According to Jane Chung, a spokeswoman for No Tech For Apartheid, Google has now fired "over 20" more workers, “including non-participating bystanders during last week’s protests.”. Google’s aims are clear: the corporation is attempting to quash dissent, silence its workers, and reassert its power over them, Jane Chung, a spokeswoman for No Tech For Apartheid, via 'The Independent'. In its attempts to do so, Google has decided to unceremoniously, and without due process, upend the livelihoods of over 50 of its own workers, Jane Chung, a spokeswoman for No Tech For Apartheid, via 'The Independent'. In its attempts to do so, Google has decided to unceremoniously, and without due process, upend the livelihoods of over 50 of its own workers, Jane Chung, a spokeswoman for No Tech For Apartheid, via 'The Independent'. Google has disputed the group's claims, stressing that the company carefully found that, “every single one of those whose employment was terminated was personally and definitively involved in disruptive activity inside our buildings.”

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