This disturbing video shows riot-ready police facing off with students protesting on Wednesday at UC Berkeley. The students were reportedly attempting to set up camp on school grounds, which initially didn’t go over well but was eventually negotiated with strings attached.

There’s no way to watch this footage, though, and harbor much sympathy for the administration or the police, who made dozens of arrests, according to a CBS/AP account, which described the violent confrontation like so: “Television news footage from outside the university’s main administration building showed officers pulling people from the steps and nudging others with batons as the crowd chanted, ‘We are the 99 percent!’ and ‘Stop Beating Students!’ ”

Clearly, they’re doing more than “nudging” here.

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