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Police Attack Peaceful Students Protesting Recruitment on Campus
As of 11:30am, there was a protest at Holyoke Community College against
military recruiters. The protesters were not blocking the recruiters, but
were just trying to counter protest and provide real information about what
the military does.
The police arrived and started knocking people to the ground and
macing them. The College Republicans were there encouraging the
police to attack the protesters. Reportedly, the College Administration
called the police.
Please immediately call 413-538-7000 and register your outrage with the
President's office at the College's attack on peaceful protest on a public
For more information, please contact Charles Peterson of the HCC Anti-War
More news on this situation will follow.
Forwarded by Charles Jenks, Traprock Peace Center after a phone update
from a witness.