“We believe ‘tear gas’ is a misnomer for a group of poisonous gases which, far from being innocuous, have serious acute and longer-term adverse effects on the health of significant numbers of those exposed.”
Some people, angered by events in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY, take their protests to the streets in Berkeley. Others fly across the country to where the outrage began.
Berkeleyside is continuing its coverage of the protests and riots that took place in Berkeley this past weekend. Read our minute-by minute reporting of Saturday’s protests, and Sunday’s protests, which includes photos and videos. Watch videos on our YouTube channel. Catch up with our live coverage on Twitter.
Chancellor Robert Birgeneau issued an apology today for police tactics during Occupy Cal protests on November 9 on campus.