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Students’ anger at police violence boiled over at a protest at the University of London yesterday afternoon, which saw police using batons, blood on the pavement and 36 students arrested.

The march, which had initially been organised to protest against increased police presence on university grounds under the slogan ‘Cops off Campus’, took on a more serious tone following reports of police violence against students on Wednesday night. Students who had been occupying Senate House were apparently forcibly removed from the property, after the university called in the authorities, with one witness saying the police had been “incredibly violent”. Several videos have surfaced since, including one (below) which appears to show a police officer pushing a female student to the ground.

According to a student present at the protest on Wednesday, roughly 50 students participated in the occupation, with over 100 students protesting outside. The students had revealed beforehand that they would remain inside the building until all ten of their demands were met. Among these were demands that outsourced staff to receive a pension and equal sick and holiday pay, equal to that which in-house staff receive, that the University of London opposed the privatisation of student loans in a public statement, that the maximum ratio between the wages of staff exceed no more than 10:1, and that the cost of university accommodation should be less than the total amount received in a maintenance loan.
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Students’ anger at police violence boiled over at a protest at the University of London yesterday afternoon, which saw police using batons, blood on the pavement and 36 students arrested.

The march, which had initially been organised to protest against increased police presence on university grounds under the slogan ‘Cops off Campus’, took on a more serious tone following reports of police violence against students on Wednesday night. Students who had been occupying Senate House were apparently forcibly removed from the property, after the university called in the authorities, with one witness saying the police had been “incredibly violent”. Several videos have surfaced since, including one (below) which appears to show a police officer pushing a female student to the ground.

According to a student present at the protest on Wednesday, roughly 50 students participated in the occupation, with over 100 students protesting outside. The students had revealed beforehand that they would remain inside the building until all ten of their demands were met. Among these were demands that outsourced staff to receive a pension and equal sick and holiday pay, equal to that which in-house staff receive, that the University of London opposed the privatisation of student loans in a public statement, that the maximum ratio between the wages of staff exceed no more than 10:1, and that the cost of university accommodation should be less than the total amount received in a maintenance loan.
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Students’ anger at police violence boiled over at a protest at the University of London yesterday afternoon, which saw police using batons, blood on the pavement and 36 students arrested.

The march, which had initially been organised to protest against increased police presence on university grounds under the slogan ‘Cops off Campus’, took on a more serious tone following reports of police violence against students on Wednesday night. Students who had been occupying Senate House were apparently forcibly removed from the property, after the university called in the authorities, with one witness saying the police had been “incredibly violent”. Several videos have surfaced since, including one (below) which appears to show a police officer pushing a female student to the ground.

According to a student present at the protest on Wednesday, roughly 50 students participated in the occupation, with over 100 students protesting outside. The students had revealed beforehand that they would remain inside the building until all ten of their demands were met. Among these were demands that outsourced staff to receive a pension and equal sick and holiday pay, equal to that which in-house staff receive, that the University of London opposed the privatisation of student loans in a public statement, that the maximum ratio between the wages of staff exceed no more than 10:1, and that the cost of university accommodation should be less than the total amount received in a maintenance loan.
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Students’ anger at police violence boiled over at a protest at the University of London yesterday afternoon, which saw police using batons, blood on the pavement and 36 students arrested.

The march, which had initially been organised to protest against increased police presence on university grounds under the slogan ‘Cops off Campus’, took on a more serious tone following reports of police violence against students on Wednesday night. Students who had been occupying Senate House were apparently forcibly removed from the property, after the university called in the authorities, with one witness saying the police had been “incredibly violent”. Several videos have surfaced since, including one (below) which appears to show a police officer pushing a female student to the ground.

According to a student present at the protest on Wednesday, roughly 50 students participated in the occupation, with over 100 students protesting outside. The students had revealed beforehand that they would remain inside the building until all ten of their demands were met. Among these were demands that outsourced staff to receive a pension and equal sick and holiday pay, equal to that which in-house staff receive, that the University of London opposed the privatisation of student loans in a public statement, that the maximum ratio between the wages of staff exceed no more than 10:1, and that the cost of university accommodation should be less than the total amount received in a maintenance loan.

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    that white cop looks nervous.
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    The uni have also just got an injunction to stop further protests. I believe any group with more than five people is now...
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