Berkeley Hunger Strikers Forced To Move, Threatened With Arrest

07/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Daily Californian

The 18 hunger strikers who have been camped outside California Hall since last Monday took down their tents and left this morning after being told by campus officials they would be arrested if they stayed.

The strikers and their supporters emptied their jugs of water and loaded their supplies onto UCPD trucks at around 6 A.M. after being told by campus officials they would be arrested if they did not leave the lawn in front of the building.

"This morning the university decided that you know, it's time," said UCPD Lt. Alex Yao.

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