University chancellor under pressure after campus police pepper-spray students at Occupy camp

DAVIS, Calif. — Linda Katehi was a college student in her native Greece in 1973 when the government used guns and tanks to crack down on campus demonstrations against military rule.

Thirty-eight years later, the chancellor of the University of California, Davis is under intense pressure following a crackdown last week on student protesters who set up an Occupy camp on campus.

Anger has mounted since online videos showed police officers dousing a row of protesters with pepper spray as they sat passively on the ground with their arms linked. Youtube videos of Friday’s incident have been watched millions of times.

via University chancellor under pressure after campus police pepper-spray students at Occupy camp – The Washington Post.

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