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UC Berkeley Tolman Hall Protest: Student In Choke Hold
by Oaks4Peace
Thursday Sep 22nd, 2011 11:13 PM
There was no warning the police were going to close in on the student protest. The police prevent people from exiting the main door, and create a panic situation when a student is grabbed by police and kept in a choke hold. A line of police from the back enters the crowd and begins to push at students who are merely watching their peer being physically abused for no reason.
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There was no warning the police were going to close in on the student protest. The police prevent people from exiting the main door, and create a panic situation when a student is grabbed by police and kept in a choke hold. A line of police from the back enters the crowd and begins to push at students who are merely watching their peer being physically abused for no reason.
§Preamble: No warning to leave
by Oaks4Peace Thursday Sep 22nd, 2011 11:49 PM
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Here is the video entering the hall. Passing the police to enter, there was no indication given that people were supposed to vacate, as the camera enters the building.

The only instruction given by police was "no bikes", said to the man with the bike. But nothing is said about people trespassing, or gathering illegally inside the hall.

The cops stand silently to the side as they gather their numbers. No warnings are given before the push into the crowd.

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Cops were determined not to let him leave
by cbs5
Friday Sep 23rd, 2011 1:30 PM
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secret weapon video report
by Ulrike
Friday Sep 23rd, 2011 9:39 PM
can anyone find the link to the video from last year where one officer opened fire with his rubber bullet gun from the opposite side of the barricade from students at Wheeler Hall. True - it might not have been a UCPD. They have a mutual aid agreement with the regional agencies such as Alameda county sheriff, and the man who might have pulled the trigger may have been East bay regional parks Police. Anyhow, shields could be justified against propellants.

by Ulrike
Saturday Sep 24th, 2011 7:29 AM
(on a dialup connection, so it's difficult to screen these for the best one, but remember 2 years ago)

Berkeley Students Shot and Assaulted
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWGCnVjWRd0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1S4MVFtCOB8
by Mother Muckraker
Saturday Sep 24th, 2011 7:38 PM
This just shows how stupid the cops and the corporate media are. They don't understand the metaphor here. It justproves how the corporate media and the people behind the fee increases have no respect for education and ideas that those "secret weapons" (BOOKs!!) represent. "They" view books as weapons and a threat and are out to destroy ideas that threaten rich folks ability to make their billions.

Books are a shield against tyranny.
Books protect us from harm.
Books lead the way towards emancipating humanity from imperialist exploitation.
Books shines a light on the truth and how things really work.

Hurray for the "book crew". Booo to the stupid pigs bustin up books.