The University of California, Berkeley police department has made an about-face on the purchase of an armored vehicle for the campus police department.
University of California police arrested nine people Monday morning who have been trying to make sure that a piece of the school’s land in Albany is used for sustainable agriculture, a university spokesman said.
Activist farmers in Albany have packed up their encampment on UC Berkeley’s Gill Tract to meet the university’s Saturday 10 a.m. deadline. The 10-acre parcel of land, owned by UC, has been occupied by protesters since Earth Day nearly three weeks ago.
The University of California is willing to cease pursuing criminal prosecution against protesters who have been occupying Gill Tract in Albany, if they leave by 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Police have sealed off a patch of University of California, Berkeley land that has been occupied by protesters for nearly three weeks.
Police have arrived at a plot of University of California-owned land in Albany that has been “occupied” by protesters for the past two and a half weeks.
University of California, Berkeley officials said they’re prepared to take legal action if Occupy activists refuse to leave school-owned land where they have pitched tents and planted crops.
Occupy activists who set up an encampment and planted crops on land owned by the University of California, Berkeley said they will only leave if officials meet certain demands.
Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.
A Saturday deadline for protestors to agree to leave a tract of University of California at Berkeley-owned land voluntarily has passed without a response and university officials were weighing their options.