Protests and Demonstrations

Seven more people arrested at UNM for protesting Israel-Hamas war

68 Views   Of the seven people taken into custody, two are students. Professors and educators are coming to the defense of their students ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — While protests continue to take place at universities across the country, educators are coming to the defense of their students.

State representatives call for solidarity with UNM pro-Palestine encampment

74 Views   The longest standing protest in UNM history, week three Two New Mexico representatives sent letters to University of New Mexico President Garnett Stokes in solidarity with the pro-Palestine Duck Pond encampment, the longest standing protest in UNM history, on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8. Stokes visited

Demonstration closes Gibson Gate at Kirtland Air Force Base

120 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Kirtland Air Force Base has closed the gate on Gibson Boulevard due to a demonstration. In a social media post, Kirtland Air Force Base officials said the demonstration at Louisiana Boulevard and Gibson Boulevard is blocking traffic into at the Gibson gate.

UNM officials speak out after campus protest escalates

90 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Officials at the University of New Mexico say they’re frustrated after a campus protest led to unrest. On Monday night, protestors occupied the school’s Student Union Building after a rally. They were arguing against the Israel-Hamas war.

16 arrested after pro-Palestine protesters occupy the SUB

79 Views   UNM solidarity encampment, week two On Tuesday, April 30 at around 3:30 a.m., 16 pro-Palestine protesters – five of them University of New Mexico students – were arrested by UNM Police Department officers at the Student Union Building after they occupied the space. New Mexico State Police, dressed