Charge: excessive force, police brutality, civil rights violation
Date: November 7th, 2007
Location: Science Hill, UC Santa Cruz
One person was arrested by UC police early in the morning. Police surrounded the site, where at least 4 activists were 50 feet up redwood trees. A scheduled rally and march that began at 11am drew hundreds of supporters to the site. A tense standoff with police commenced, as supporters attempted to get close enough to the trees to send up supplies. Police pepper sprayed the crowd and at least four people were arrested.
- Tree Sit, Rally and March Protesting UCSC Expansion
- UCSC police spray and beat students
- Police Officers Pepper Spray People on Science Hill
- Numerous articles