On Nov. 14 at UC Los Angeles’ Powell Library, Mostafa Tabatabainejad, a fourth-year philosophy and Middle Eastern and North African studies major of Iranian descent, was stunned five times with a Taser by UC police for not displaying proper identification when asked for it.
Due in large part to video captured by another student on a cell phone camera, the incident has garnered both local and worldwide media attention via YouTube.
The general opinion among students seems to be that the Tasering was excessive

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