SWAT team moves in on UCB

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BERKELEY – 11/20 – 40 students are barricaded in Wheeler Hall at UCB. As of 5pm Friday, the SWAT team is hammering the hinges off!

If you’re in Berkeley, they need your support!

UPDATE: reports are coming (from twitter) that protestors in support outside are being shot by rubber bullets (by the police). Students are seen being escorted out of the building handcuffed.

UPDATE: reports are coming in that students are being beaten! Students are calling for a tent city outside Wheeler Hall!

UPDATE: 41 people arrested

UPDATE: reports are coming in that protesters are trying to prevent police from taking arrested occupiers out.

photos from 5:17pm, inside Wheeler Hall:

3 Responses to “SWAT team moves in on UCB”

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    […] 20, 2009 – Students at UC Berkeley occupy Wheeler Hall for 12 hours, heavy police brutality ensues (41 students arrested, then cited and released). […]

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