Monday, November 21, 2011

WTF: Police Pepper Spray Students at UC Davis // Protestors Were Just Sitting Down

A few weeks ago, Maryland Juice helped spread viral video footage of Oakland police fracturing an Iraq War veteran's skull with a tear gas canister. The latest piece of police overreaction (dare I say abuse?) comes from Davis, California, where controversy over police pepper-spraying students is circulating on the Internet:

GOOD AIM: UC Davis Police Lieutenant John Pike
The Davis Enterprise has a photo gallery of the incident, but the original Facebook caption that Maryland Juice read stated:
I think this may well be the photo that starts a real revolution, a pot bellied cop just blithely walking past a row of kids sitting on the pavement, pepper spraying them as if it was the most common thing in the world. It is just so telling. more on boingboing.

No comments:

Post a Comment