Riot police on Friday (21 May) used tear gas to disperse a crowd of 2,000 students in the second day of clashes over arrested student leaders and alleged suppression of academic freedom.
GV Demonstrators tear down sandbag wall (3 shots)
SV Masked police move in
SV Students drag sandbags into roadway
SV Police vehicle moves in spraying gas and students disperse
SV Police truck moving barricade
SV Police drag sandbags out of roadway
LV Students look on from steps of campus building
SV Police spraying gas over sandbag wall
SV Girl students covering faces
SV Riot police with shields stand by (2 shots)
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SOUND INCLUDES: GENERAL SOUND OF STUDENTS YELLING AS POLICE CLOSE IN DURING DEMONSTRATION.
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Background: Riot police on Friday (21 May) used tear gas to disperse a crowd of 2,000 students in the second day of clashes over arrested student leaders and alleged suppression of academic freedom.
Students in other parts of Seoul clashed with police in a brief march demanding the release of eight of their colleagues--arrested when they visited the main opposition New Democratic Party headquarters on Monday (16 May) to urge the Party to boycott the May 25 parliamentary elections.