Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find
Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
“Occupy The Farm” plans on returning to the tract of land in Albany owned by the University of California at Berkeley Monday night to discuss the group’s next move after it was removed and thousands of plants that were planted by the group were plowed Monday morning, a group organizer said.
Occupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.
The University of California is set to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall.