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More Student Arrests at UC Schools
by United Students Against Sweatshops (repost)
Wednesday Apr 12th, 2006 10:07 AM
Police arrest ten students at UC Riverside for anti-sweatshop actions

Send email telling administrators to meet student demands at:

http://www.unionvoice.org/campaign/ucarrested
At midnight, police arrested TEN students at the University of California-Riverside for participating in a non-violent civil disobedience demanding that their university adopt a policy ensuring that university apparel and uniforms are produced in factories in which workers are represented by a democratic union and earn a living wage. Please send a message to President of the University Robert Dynes and Chancellor Cordova urging them to refrain from taking any kind of disciplinary action, be it through the university or the police, against these students. Students have a right to have their voices heard through peaceful protest, and our universities must understand that we will not tolerate any abridgement of these rights.

Please click below to send an e-mail to the administration to express your outrage and then pick up the phone and call them!

Sample Phone Script

Hello, my name is ____________ and I am a _______________ at the University of ______________. The University of California, by arresting students for engaging in a peaceful civil disobedience aimed at ensuring the protection of workers' rights, has shamefully attempted to silence the voices of students through police intimidation. I am appalled that the university would resort to such tactics, and demand that all students be released, that all charges be dropped, that no further disciplinary action be taken, and that the demands of the students be met immediately.

Robert Dynes President of the University of California 510-987-9074

Chancellor France Cordova at UC Riverside: 951-827-5201

http://www.unionvoice.org/campaign/ucarrested


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