Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Campus Protest at UC Berkeley

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Berkeley tree-sitters finally down to earth (updated 9/10/08)
After 21 months tree-sitters climbed down from a tall redwood near Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. See images of protest and support from the 2-year standoff.
Video: Protesters climb down Photos: Tree-Sitters

Staying in a Tree, Delaying the Final Cuts By JESSE McKINLEY NYTimes
After a court victory, the University of California, Berkeley, was still waiting for four protesters to come down from one of two remaining redwoods in a contested grove.

Cal Prepares To End Protest SFGate
(09-08) 17:23 PDT BERKELEY -- The standoff between UC Berkeley and four tree-sitters outside Memorial Stadium intensified Monday as work crews prepared to remove the protesters from a stripped-down redwood.

UC Police Raid the Long Haul, By Rachel Swan, East Bay Express
Computers at the anarchist collective were allegedly used to make threats against Cal employees — possibly in connection with animal-rights protesters.

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