Students take to Facebook to defend Berkeley’s campus, say it is ‘not racist’

Students take to Facebook to defend Berkeley’s campus, say it is ‘not racist’

Berkeley, California – Students are taking to Facebook on Wednesday to defend the University of California’s campus following a series of posts critical of the city’s police department and its use of pepper spray.

The “No Hate in Berkeley” campaign is being spearheaded by a group called the Berkeley Student Union, which describes itself as “a diverse group of students and community members who care deeply about freedom of expression, equality, and community inclusion”.

It includes student representatives from various student groups, including the Black Student Union and the Latino Student Alliance.

In a statement, the university said the post by a student at the center of the controversy had been removed.

It said it was working with local police to identify and remove the posting.

The university also said that the post “is not in compliance with university policies and has no place on our campus.”

The post, titled “We will not stand by and watch the police kill us in a city we love,” was posted by a member of the Black Students Union (BSU) on Thursday.

It was accompanied by a picture of a young black man with a police badge and a caption saying: “We are not racist”.

The post is among dozens that have been published on social media and shared on Twitter and Instagram.

It was also among the comments made by members of the “No Hate in Berkeley group” on the BSU Facebook page on Wednesday evening.

“We are sick of seeing Berkeley cops pepper spray our peaceful, non-violent protesters.

And we are sick to see our students treated like dogs by these same police officers,” one post said.”

Our students have fought hard and we are proud of our history of standing up for justice and equality, as we saw with the Black Lives Matter movement.”

So we are going to stop.

We are going out on a limb and we will not allow this type of injustice to continue to occur here.

We want to show that we do not stand for this kind of violence and violence will not be tolerated.”BALTIMORE CITY – BALTIMORADO CITY – UC Berkeley’s police have released the names of two officers involved in the arrest of an 18-year-old student after a confrontation with him on campus on Tuesday.

According to a statement from the UC Berkeley Police Department, Officer John Filippini, who was involved in an earlier confrontation with the student on Tuesday night, was placed on paid administrative leave on Wednesday.

The officer, a 15-year veteran, will remain on the campus in a non-police capacity while the investigation is conducted.

The statement said the officer will not face any disciplinary action and will receive a letter of apology from UC Berkeley.

It also said UC Berkeley would cooperate with the University Police Department and the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Earlier on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Baltimore police said the investigation was ongoing and the department would not comment further on the investigation.UC Berkeley said that officers in the area were called to a residence at 8:30 p.m. local time (19:30 GMT) on Tuesday to investigate a “threatening incident” that had taken place on campus.

The officers arrived at the residence and encountered the student who they were unable to detain due to his “intense intoxication”, according to a press release from the university.

The student was then placed into custody, the press release said.

The UC Berkeley student union said the police officers who responded had been “distraught” and were “unable to effectively manage the situation”.”

The UCPD has been conducting a thorough investigation of this incident and is not releasing any information at this time.

We will continue to cooperate with all relevant authorities,” it said.

Earlier in the day, the police department had also released a statement saying that it had no information to provide on the incident.

It described the student as a 17-year old male who was “not a threat to anyone” and who was intoxicated, not armed, and not in possession of a weapon.”

The officers responded to the residence because the resident appeared intoxicated and was acting erratically,” it added.”

Upon arrival, officers were able to establish a lawful order for the resident to be taken into custody.

The officers were then able to determine that he had a valid permit for marijuana use.

“He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated and released without incident.”

The university said that in the course of their investigation, it had obtained a copy of a warrant issued by the Maryland state’s attorney for an arrest on a second-degree assault charge, which was not a felony charge.

“These officers’ actions are in keeping with our commitment to promote respect for all of our communities,” the statement said.

“Our community is resilient and we remain steadfast in our commitment, while always respecting the rights of others.”

In response to a report from Reuters, the Baltimore Sun reported that the

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