A student senator at Washington University in St. Louis was caught on camera throwing away American flags that were placed on campus as memorial for 9/11.
The student, identified as Fadel Alkilani, is chairman of the student senate finance committee at the school.
Nathaniel Hope, a member of the UW College Republicans, caught Alkilani throwing away the flags and confronted him on video.
WOW: A student senator at @WUSTL was caught on video throwing away 2,977 American flags from conservative students’ 9/11: Never Forget Project memorial.
— YAF (@yaf) September 11, 2021
The flags are part of a project by the Young Americans for Freedom to remember those who lost their lives on that fateful day 20 years ago.
“YAF was alerted on Saturday that a memorial display had been destroyed by a member of student government at WU. The school is a participant in YAF’s 9/11: Never Forget Project, in which