Boing-Boing: In the video above, you see a police officer [Update: UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike] walk down a line of those young people seated quietly on the ground in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, and spray them all with pepper spray at very close range. He is clearing a path for fellow officers to walk through and arrest more students, but it's as if he's dousing a row of bugs with insecticide. . . At least one woman is reported to have been taken away in an ambulance with chemical burns.
Chancellor’s office (530) 752-2065
UC Davis police (530) 752-1727
Occupy UC Davis has a Facebook here: Protesters will be engaging civil rights attorneys to pursue legal action against the University and City of Davis for excessive force and for violating their civil and constitutional rights.
Sign the Petition: Police Pepper-Spray Peaceful UC Davis Students: Ask Chancellor Katehi to Resign!
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