'Irvine 11' trial postponed
Their trial for the misdemeanor charges was set to start Monday, but the Orange County District Attorney's office and defense attorneys said they needed more time, the Daily Pilot reported.
The so-called "Irvine 11" allegedly disrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren's speech about American-Israeli relations in February 2010, prosecutors say.
The three students from UC Riverside and eight from UCI were members of Muslim student groups from both campuses.
— Mona Shadia, Times Community News
Photo: College students protest in February in front of the offices of the Orange County District Attorney's office in Santa Ana against possible charges being brought against the 11 students who allegedly interrupted a speech by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren. Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times.