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October-30-95

Irvine Students Protesting End of Affirmative Action Arrested


Five persons were arrested while camping out and conducting a thirteen-day hunger strike protesting the Board of Regents' July 20th decision ending affirmative action for California universities, . The protesters at the University of California at Irvine campus were arrested, along with two supporters, for obstructing a police officer. The police moved in when the protesters stayed longer than their permit allowed.

Media Resources: Source: The Washington Post - October 30, 1995, A3


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