Thursday, 4 November 2010

Irish students resist police thugs

IRISH students occupied a government building and bravely resisted attacks by riot cop thugs during a Dublin protests against fee hikes.

Reports the BBC: "Gardai forcibly ejected students from the lobby of the Merrion Row building on Wednesday afternoon.

"In violent scenes, at least one person was carried away, possibly unconscious. Others were visibly injured and bleeding.

"The student protesters occupied the Department of Finance in a stand against plans to increase fees for third level education in the Republic of Ireland.

"Several hundred students also staged a sit-down protest outside the building."