Large protest held over Eastern Michigan University‘s handling of sexual assault reports

Protests held since a lawsuit was filed against the college

Another protest was held at EMU on March 28, 2021 over the school's handling of sexual assault reports.
Another protest was held at EMU on March 28, 2021 over the school's handling of sexual assault reports. (WDIV)

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Eastern Michigan University continues to see protests over allegations the university ignored reports of sexual assault.

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Eastern Michigan University that alleges the university turned a blind eye to reports of sexual assault.

A large protest was held on the campus Sunday. It is one of many that have occurred since the lawsuit was filed.

Related: More victims come forward in Eastern Michigan University sexual assault investigation

The 166-page lawsuit claims that multiple entities within the school covered up a series of rapes that happened, specifically involving the fraternities Delta Tau Delta and Aplha Sigma Phi. A number of these sexual assault cases occurred during “traditional styled rituals” happened within the frat houses, the lawsuit states.

The school released the following statement regarding the protests:

Read the lawsuit below:


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