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Nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators were arrested for blocking D.C. traffic while demanding a cease-fire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.
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Police Arrest Protestors Calling for Ceasefire in Gaza for Blocking DC Roads

By Song Lim, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

Police arrested nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators for blocking traffic in Washington, D.C. while demanding a ceasefire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.   Twenty-three...

GUPD Arrests Two Anti-Trump Activists In Red Square

GUPD Arrests Two Anti-Trump Activists In Red Square

By Casey Ferrante January 31, 2020

Two members of the activist group Refuse Fascism were arrested for unlawful entry by the Georgetown University Police Department while demonstrating in Red Square on Jan. 27.  Two activists, Luna...

SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Under a D.C. policy change, arrests made in relation to public marijuana consumption will result in field citations rather than custodial arrests.

Bowser Reduces Custodial Arrests for Public Consumption of Marijuana

By Josh Metzger September 27, 2018

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Peter Newsham announced a new policy aimed at reducing the number of Washington, D.C. residents taken into custody for public consumption...

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Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal donated $20 million in 2005 to endow the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

Georgetown Benefactor Detained in Saudi Arrests

By Yasmine Salam November 9, 2017

A late-night wave of arrests in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4 swept up prominent Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, alongside dozens of influential...

Democracy Falters Following Coup

By Wasil Rezk October 4, 2016

The Turkish military-led coup attempt in July caught the eyes of millions around the world. As time progressed and it became clear that the coup had failed, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began...

Two Arrested in St. Mary’s Burglary

By Upasana Kaku March 18, 2012

Two suspects were arrested early Monday morning in Burleith for allegedly burglarizing St. Mary’s Hall. The Metropolitan Police Department is still searching for other suspects and the investigation...

DMT Lab Suspects Released After Hearing

By Laura Engshuber and Kathryn DeVincenzo October 28, 2010

Charles Smith (SFS '14) and University of Richmond freshman John Perrone, who were arrested on Saturday after an alleged DMT lab was found in Smith's Harbin Hall room, were released after a hearing in...

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