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FilAm Students Supporting UC Demonstration

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FilAm Students Supporting UC Demonstration

By Erin Pangilinan

Earlier this fall, students, staff, and faculty across the University of California demonstrated against the 32% tuition fee hikes. What was intended as peaceful protests for some in the recent weeks, ended not only in arrests--but also beating, tasering, and shooting of students by police and demonstrators at various campuses, including UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Santa Cruz, and UC Davis.

Police Brutality in the Twin Cities: Justice for Fong Lee Now!

I've been getting some disturbing news out of Minnesota from my friend, artist and community activist Bao Phi, about a case of police brutality and wrongful killing of Fong Lee.  Despite evidence of police wrong-doing, the court found the police officer innocent.  After the verdict was annouced on May 28, community activist Tou Ger Xiong read the following statement:

Violence and Asian American Men

Seung-Hui Cho