Google employees arrested after staging protests over Israel in California and New York offices

Nine Google employees, along with dozens of demonstrators, were arrested on Tuesday at the company’s offices in California and New York for holding a protest against Google’s corporate relationship with Israel.

The demonstrators organized a sit-in protest for more than eight hours in the Sunnyvale, California, office of Thomas Kurian, the executive and CEO of Google Cloud.

BREAKING: Google employees were arrested after occupying their boss's office for more than 8 hours to demand that the company sever ties with Israel.


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The employees had shared in work emails that Google needed to stop its $1.2 billion contract with the Israeli government’s cloud-computing Project Nimbus. The protesters were upset that the technology relationship helps provide facial recognition, data analysis, and object tracking, in addition to likely being used by
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