- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -

Pepper Sprayed Students Win Settlement; Apology

Sept 29, 2012

Students at U.C. Davis won a lawsuit against police involved in the incident where peaceful protesters were pepper sprayed while opposition tuition increases. That incident has become iconic of a wider pattern of police mistreatment of protesters– criminalizing activity like chalking sidewalks and strong arming those gathered to voice grievances in protest.