CRS break Sorbonne occupation

After three days of occupation riot police (CRS) evicted the 400 occupiers of the Sorbonne just before 4am.

Submitted by Steven. on March 12, 2006

Teargas canisters were fired in the halls of the building as in the courtyard young students were struck by truncheon blows whilst non-violently resisting the eviction. Outside the complex, police arrested around 25 of a group of 200 supporters who were still milling around.

  • Photos of the occupation and its breaking here
  • Video footage from the bbc available here

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