City Council members join in rally to protest student arrests

NY1 reports that City Council members joined students yesterday to denounce arrests connected to last Monday’s Board of Trustees Hearing.

“There is evidence of your security totally out of control, brutalizing young people and you’ve got a nerve to say you don’t see any evidence? Well, you’re blind to justice,” said City Councilman Charles Barron.

“You should be ashamed that the students have to be beaten, struggle, have to fight to ensure a quality education,” said Maria Reyes of Students United for a Free CUNY.

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