October 24, 2021

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UCLA angry over LAPD using Jackie Robinson Stadium as field prison

UCLA angry over LAPD using Jackie Robinson Stadium as field prison

The University of Los Angeles Police Department is using the UCLA’s Jackie Robinson Stadium as a “field prison” for people who violate curfew during protests in response to the George Floyd police-involved murder.

UCLA said Tuesday night that it did not know how the LAPD was using its stadium, saying the detention of protesters was taking place “without the knowledge or permission of UCLA.”

“We are concerned because Jackie Robinson Stadium is being used as a” field prison, “the university said On Twitter. “This was done without the knowledge or permission of UCLA. We informed local companies that UCLA would not approve such a request in the future. “

The announcement came later Letter focusing on the subject UCLA teachers have been circulating that the LAPD is deliberately packing Sheriff’s buses into the stadium.

The area surrounding the stadium was formerly used by the local government as a coronavirus test site.

“This is a horrific paradox that has been used as a Kovit-19 test site, so that no arrests are made or lost on us,” the professor wrote, noting that the authorities were not wearing masks and that the other CDC, the city and the neglected. District actions against COVID-19 contract.

As a Twitter user, Claiming to have been arrested “During the peaceful protest on June 1, they were in custody for five hours, of which 4” were “in a crowded prison bus.” They also described the conditions of detention, adding that there was no food, water or bathroom.