13 Arrested at U. of California Regents Meeting

November 18, 2010

Authorities arrested 13 people, 11 of them students, who were protesting tuition increases and budget cuts at a University of California Board of Regents meeting, the Los Angeles Times reported. Authorities defended the use of pepper spray and the drawing of a service revolver by one officer, saying that the protesters were posing a real danger -- a charge they countered with allegations of excessive force.

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