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UCB Wheeler Occupation UPDATES
by solidarity!
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 11:06 AM
Police keep attacking to get in, but the doors are holding strong. Outside a solidarity demonstrator was arrested.
Cops sprayed pepper spray through doors earlier and injured an occupier with a baton.

If you can get to UCB now, please come and show support!


more updates as they come in...
get your butt down here
§Pickets around Wheeler Hall
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 11:40 AM

Pickets around Wheeler Hall


§Cops charge picket
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 11:41 AM

Cops charge picket



§Front of Wheeler Hall
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 11:43 AM

Front of Wheeler Hall



§Rain rain go away, we're taking back our school today
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 12:20 PM

Rain rain go away, we're taking back our school today



§Students in front of Doe Library
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:34 PM

Students in front of Doe Library



§1:45pm - Wheeler still occupied
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:59 PM

1:45pm - Wheeler still occupied



§UC Berkeley Occupation photos
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:09 PM

Multimedia message

§Multimedia message
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:11 PM

Multimedia message

§Multimedia message
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:12 PM

Multimedia message

§Just announced new occupation at UC Davis
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:21 PM

Just announced new occupation at UC Davis

§Blockades staying strong
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:41 PM

Blockades staying strong



§Recent reports of cop violence west side
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 4:59 PM

Recent reports of cop violence west side

Cops sent someone to hospital with disfigured thumb about 130pm
§Crowd as strong as ever ringing Wheeler
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 6:10 PM
Crowd as strong as ever ringing Wheeler

Crowd as strong as ever ringing Wheeler chanting and in good spirits
§Students coming out within the hour
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 6:20 PM
Students coming out within the hour

Students coming out within the hour only being ticketed
§Students will be released into crowd
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 6:36 PM
Students will be released into crowd

Students will be released into crowd. If u know anyone arrested earlier in the day tell them
§Coming out now
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 7:28 PM
At UCB, Coming out now

Students coming out
§Second batch out
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 7:35 PM
Second batch out
§UCB protest: Third group released
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 7:45 PM
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At UC Berkeley Third group released

At UCB Third group released
§Only a few left
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 7:54 PM
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Only a few left

Only a few left
§More out. One group to go...
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 8:01 PM
Via e-mail

More out. One group to go...
§Every last person out of Wheeler Hall
by via e-mail Friday Nov 20th, 2009 8:12 PM
Every last person out of Wheeler Hall

Every last person out of Wheeler Hall now. Large meeting on next steps soon after students d [msg ends.]
§Breaking News Updates
by archive Saturday Nov 21st, 2009 10:20 AM
11/20 9:30pm: A student takeover is underway at the library at CSUF. About 100 students and supporters are occupying the second floor of the Madden Library.
11/20 8:14pm: Occupiers are out, giving speech.
11/20 7:41pm: Protesters are slowly being released from Wheeler Hall; large crowd still gathered at the scene.
11/20 7:21pm: From Fresno: Over 100 students and supporters occupy the closed library at CSU Fresno.
11/20 6:50pm: Peter Glazer, poli sci professor, was part of negotiations and reports that police will bring protesters out without handcuffs and only misdemeanor charges.
11/20 5:01pm: SWAT team is attempting to enter the blockade in Wheeler Hall.
11/20 4:56pm: Reports indicate police have started using rubber bullets.
11/20 1:45pm: At least 40 students have occupied Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus and have requested supporters to come to the hall. UC Police have surrounded the building as a "crime scene".

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by @narch.
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 11:31 AM
Be safe!! Keep the doors barricaded! Try to keep it up for the rest of the day! We are all in solidarity with you!
by kpix
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 12:42 PM
video of shoving of students here
http://cbs5.com/video/?id=58301
by LV
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:07 PM
A group of us from San Francisco state will be there soon

Solidarity!
by @utonomy
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:46 PM
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@'s from the bay are coming!!! Hold on!!~
by c
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:54 PM
What are they doing in the library? Is there more study-in at 5pm? I went to Berkeley but am not located nearby right now.
by twitter repost
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 1:54 PM
RT @dailycal: Alameda Cty Sheriffs have arrived in front of Wheeler. Police are donning riot gear with face shields down. #ucstrike
by .
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 3:02 PM
Here is a better shoving video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frr6qPySVak
by .
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 5:25 PM
Here is the scene outside Wheeler after they managed to set up the barricade fence.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOI5l2_RghQ&feature=player_embedded

The latest on twitter is that a SWAT team, or something resembling that, is taking the doors off the hinges of the room they barricaded themselves in. It should be clear what happened in a few minutes.
by .
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 5:43 PM
more trawling of youtube

shoving and yelling, one arrest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwA_CKqS_kg

scuffle over fence piece http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frr6qPySVak

calm chanters: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzJFWSnhGSY

People in the building speak from window with bullhorn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qODFzQTGjaY
by detail
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 9:21 PM
when they were setting up metal barricades and trying to push them into the crowd
by Dallas
Friday Nov 20th, 2009 10:08 PM
Just a shout out of support from the occupied Library at Fresno State.
by lytom
Saturday Nov 21st, 2009 6:50 AM
To K in all
From the east to the west in solidarity.
From the beginning to the end in solidarity.
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