Fight Breaks Out During Protest of Reservists on Duty Event at Canadian University

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A fight broke out Nov. 20 during protests of a Reservists on Duty event at York University in Toronto, injuring at least one person.

The Toronto Sun reports that York University’s Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) led the protests, highlighting videos showing the protesters chanting of “Viva viva Intifada!” and “Free Palestine!” Reservists on Duty, an organization featuring Israel Defense Force reservists discussing their time in the army, posted a video to their Facebook page showing the protesters banging on the doors of the event and interrupting it. The video also shows punches being thrown at a stairwell before police intervene; Reservists on Duty claimed in their Facebook post the protesters had “assaulted a few Jewish students.”

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