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UNM to kick (Un)occupy Albuquerque off campus

Junfu Han

The University of New Mexico announced today that it will not renew (Un)occupy Albuquerque’s permit to protest during operating hours on campus.

The university says there were problems last week, such as a man threatening to stab protesters on Friday.

Check back here for updates as this story develops.

In last week’s news section, Carolyn Carlson reported that three city councilors—Rey Garduño, Ken Sanchez and Isaac Benton— publicly backed the movement. Alex Limkin, an Iraq War veteran, penned a column on why it’s part of the soldier’s oath to protect people exercising the First Amendment. And finally, Don Schrader made an appearance on our letters page to say that he’s the original occupier.

 
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