6 NYC Students Arrested For Protesting Petraeus
The CCNY students say they were demonstrating peacefully, and that any obstruction came from the police.
About 75 people were marching on the sidewalk outside of Macaulay Honors College at 35 W. 67th St. on Tuesday when a fight broke out with cops, according to the criminal complaint.
A video shows police officers trying to barricade the protesters, who spill out onto the street. A melee breaks out, with cops and protesters shoving each other…
But attorney Lamis Deek said the group had been peaceful.“They did not touch or threaten those officers,” he said. “The only obstruction that happened was from the police.”