Anti-Israel protesters swarm NYC cancer hospital, accusing 'complicity in genocide'

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Thousands of anti-Israel demonstrators protested in New York City on Monday night, with many of them targeting a nearby cancer hospital with accusations of "complicity in genocide."

Protesters could be seen shouting slogans on social media at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. They then moved on to accusing a nearby Starbucks and McDonald's of further "complicity" in genocide, the New York Post reported.

Police arrested three people during the demonstration, including a 16-year-old boy.

"Not a good look as pro-Palestinian protesters target a cancer hospital on New York’s Upper East Side. The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center also houses a pediatric day hospital," wrote Danny Morris, who works for an organization that tracks antisemitism.

Monday's protest was only the latest in a long series of demonstrations supporting either Palestinians or Israel. Tens of thousands of protesters clashed in Manhattan late last year as Israel began its retaliatory campaign against Hamas following a massacre that left 1,200 Israelis dead.... (Read more)