Security personnel did little as pro-Hamas protesters demanding Israel stop defending itself took over the USC-California football game Saturday.
Video showed a group sitting midfield as player milled about and security personnel, including police officers stood idly by:
The USC vs Cal game is delayed due to a protest at the 50-yard line pic.twitter.com/2XQ8IQlVXB
— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 28, 2023
About 15 people sat near the 50-yard line while at least 6 police officers and other security personnel just watched.
Sports Illustrated reported the start of the game was delayed by 7 minutes and the protesters who “were not willing to move” were arrested:
Off to the paddy wagon. pic.twitter.com/7UV6foUrHO
— Connor Morrissette (@C_Morrissette) October 28, 2023