Monday, November 7, 2011

New meeting tries to end the occupation at USP

By Waldirene Biernath

Source: Google images
A new meeting between representatives of students, rectorship of the University of São Paulo (USP) and the University of São Paulo’s Workers' Union (Sintusp), tries to end the occupation of the rectorship by students and staff.

According to the chairman of Sintusp, Magno de Carvalho, students and two teachers will attend to the meeting.

“We hope that representatives of USP bring a concrete proposal for negotiation, otherwise, the occupation remains. The assembly of students, scheduled for next Wednesday, will decide the continuation of occupation”, concludes Carvalho.

The USP building was occupied on Wednesday dawn, November 2, by protesters opposed to the presence of Military Police in University City. The place was raided on October 28, when Military Police arrested three students of geography smoking marijuana on campus.

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