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UC Davis police pepper-sprays students during ‘Occupy’ protest

By Andrew Jones
Saturday, November 19, 2011 11:08 EDT
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UC Davis police pepper-spray students in the face. Screenshot via Youtube.
 
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In another sign of aggressive police behavior on an “Occupy” movement gaining attention, UC Davis school police pepper-sprayed and arrested ten demonstrations Friday evening for encamping on the school’s quad area.

Students were protesting the police’s decision to destroy the “Occupy UC Davis” camping area, according to NBC affiliate in Sacramento KCRA.

“Police came and brutalized them and tore their tents down and all that stuff. It was really scary. It felt like there was anarchy everywhere,” said student Hisham Alihbob.

WATCH: Video from Youtube, which was published on November 18, 2011.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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