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e University of California, Berkeley, going into lockdown, Wednesday night, a violent protest erupting on campus over a planned appearance by right-wing speaker, Milo Yiannopoulos. Demonstrators tearing away barricades, setting fires, and lighting firecrackers. School officers later said on Twitter, the Yiannopolous speech had been cancelled. He's a far right Breitbart News editor, the same outlet President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon used to run.
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Police ordered crowds outside the student union to disperse just before protesters set a generator on fire. Yiannopolous' own Twitter account was suspended last year after he was accused of taking part in the online racial harassment of African-American actress Leslie Jones. He told Fox News he was evacuated by police after protesters began throwing rocks at the building.
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Saying in a separate statement, quote, the left was absolutely terrified of free speech and will do literally anything to shut it down.