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Puerto Rico: Arrests for Acts of Civil Disobedience

Categories: Latin America, Puerto Rico (U.S.), Breaking News, Education, Protest, Youth

Dozens of students of the University of Puerto Rico and other activists have been arrested today while participating in acts of civil disobedience at the main campus in Río Piedras against the imposition of a special tuition fee. The student blog Desde Adentro [1] [es] and the student radio station Radio Huelga [2] [es] are offering live coverage. The hashtags #huelgaUPR and #luchaUPR are being used to follow the conversation.