Caroline Fohlin Detained: Check Viral Video Here

Caroline Fohlin, an Economics professor from Emory University, was detained by police. This incident occurred on April 25, Thursday, after a “crackdown on pro-Palestine protestors at Decatur”.

Emory Police Department has to crack down the university students for forming “encampments, with tents and other protest paraphernalia.” 

Since 2017, Caroline Fohlin has been serving Emory University at the College of Arts and Sciences. 

On Wednesday, 93 protestors were apprehended. Caroline is an alumnus of the same university where protests are continuing, despite huge arrests.  

A video of Fohlin getting detained has gone viral all over social media. In the video, a police deputy can be spotted knocking Caroline to the ground. Her head strikes the concrete and her glasses fall off. 

According to CNN, she along with other protestors were arrested by Emory Police. 

Who is Caroline Fohlin?

Caroline Fohlin has done her Graduation from Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts in Quantitative Economics and Mathematics. 

Then, in 1994, from UC Berkeley, she did a PhD in Economics. She also taught at California Institute of Technology and Johns Hopkins University. 

As per allegations circulating all over the media, the crackdown at Emory is the most violent until now. 

According to The Journal, protestors used rubber bullets and tear gas for the first time. Protests kickstarted on April 17, at Columbia University.

Alongwith Emory, at least 17 other universities are currently the prey of the protests. 

With Emory, it has now spread to at least 17 universities.

In a statement, the Emory administration unveiled that they were assisted by the Georgia State Patrol and the Atlanta Police. 

The statement by Emory University read,

“Several dozen protesters trespassed onto Emory University’s campus early Thursday morning and set up tents on the Quad. These individuals are not members of our community. They are activists attempting to disrupt our university as our students finish classes and prepare for finals.”

It added, “Emory does not tolerate vandalism or other criminal activity on campus.”

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