Université : affrontements à San Francisco – 17 novembre 2010

13 people arrested in demonstration outside UC regents meeting in San Francisco


Officials were meeting Wednesday to discuss raising undergraduate fees. Most of those arrested were students. UC San Francisco Police Chief Pamela Roskowski said protesters had thrown barricades and other objects.

By Larry Gordon, reporting from San Francisco

November 18, 2010

Thirteen people were arrested Wednesday in a raucous demonstration outside a San Francisco hall where University of California regents were meeting to discuss controversial proposals to raise undergraduate fees and boost the numbers of out-of-state students. Four UC police officers suffered minor injuries during the protest, officials said.

At one point, a UC San Francisco police officer who had been rushed by protesters and hit on the head with his own baton, pointed his service gun at the demonstrators but did not fire, police said. Police used pepper spray on an estimated 15 protesters, most of whom received treatment at the scene.MORE…


UC regents meeting erupts in clashes between police, protesters


November 17, 2010

| By Ali Winston

University of California Police face off against students and workers outside this morning’s UC regents meeting

The University of California regents met this morning at the Mission Bay campus to discuss austerity measures and a possible 8 percent fee increase. As has been the case at every such meeting since the regents authorized a previous 32 percent fee hike last November, protesting University of California students and workers faced off against a line of police. MORE…



~ par Alain Bertho sur 18 novembre 2010.

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