Patrick Harvie condemns student arrests

For immediate release 25 March 2011

Patrick Harvie, Glasgow's top Green candidate for Holyrood, condemned the arrests this week of Kate Connelly, Alice Coy and Aidan Turner following the attempted eviction of the Free Hetherington at Glasgow University on 22nd March. The Free Hetherington has been occupied by students since 1st February in protest at education cuts and in support of free tuition.

On Tuesday 22nd March, University mangagement attempted to evict the occupiers and escalated the situation dramatically by involving Strathclyde Police.