Above, video footage of police beating protesters at Wednesday's "Occupy Cal" demonstrations on the UC Berkeley campus. The video was uploaded to YouTube by Miles Mathews. More on the peaceful protest, and the violent police response, here. In videos surfacing today of this and other police beat-downs at Berkeley, observers note that cops are routinely covering up their badge numbers to avoid being identified later.
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