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Activist Communiqué

Krystalline Kraus is an intrepid journalist and veteran reporter for rabble.ca since its 2001 beginnings. She needs neither a red cape nor safety goggles to fly into her latest political assignment. She often live-tweets from events -- almost exclusively First Nations and environmental issues. You can follow her on Twitter @krystalline_k.

Blog - Activist Communiqué August 18
Krystalline Kraus | An appeal for court solidarity tomorrow -- Thursday August 19, 2010, for Leah Henderson, Alex Hundert and Erik Lankin.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 18
Krystalline Kraus | Join us for a panel discussion on issues pertaining to the recent G20 Summit in Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 17
Krystalline Kraus | Join in on a talk today by Movement Defence Committee of the Law Union of Ontario for event activists interested in knowing more and acting in solidarity with local struggles and defendants.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 14
Krystalline Kraus | G20 organizer, Kelly Pflug-Back, was released from jail on Thursday August 12, 2010 under an $80,000 recognizance.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 13
Krystalline Kraus | The 247 Committee call out to support G20 activists who will appear again in court on August 23, 2010, in Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 12
Krystalline Kraus | What happens to Toronto Police toys after the G20 Summit, anyway?
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 11
Krystalline Kraus | Some of you may remember the curious case of activist, Dave Vasey, who was charged during the G20 Summit in Toronto under the June 2, 2010, amendment to the Ontario's Public Works Protection Act.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 11
Krystalline Kraus | Advice for protesters beaten, detained, or who witnessed the abuse at the G20 protests and who may have been left psychologically traumatized.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 10
Krystalline Kraus | Toronto events and call out for solidarity from Millhaven Maximum Security Prison in Bath, Ontario, for International Prisoner Justice Day.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 9
Krystalline Kraus | Information concerning options for activists affected by the G20 Summit policing efforts.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 9
Krystalline Kraus | Update on the Toronto Police Service's G20 Investigation Team.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 6
Krystalline Kraus | Indigenous rights activist, Ryan Rainville, was re-arrested on G20 related charges yesterday.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 6
Krystalline Kraus | Join in an information session for activists looking for options to take post-G8/G20 legal action.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 5
Krystalline Kraus | Community organizer Erik Larkin remains in jail six weeks after the G20 Summit protests in Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 4
Krystalline Kraus | From June 21 to 27, 2010, nearly 40,000 people took to the streets, gathered in discussion, watched movies, set up a tent city, danced and fought.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 30
Krystalline Kraus | The police are backtracking again -- two separate yet connected incidents. Can a non-existent rule trigger real criminal charges?
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 28
Krystalline Kraus | First the Toronto police admit their G20 increased police powers never existed. Now they admit they fired rubber bullets into the crowd on Sunday June 27, 2010.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 28
Krystalline Kraus | Public info session: Your options for taking post G8/G20 legal action -- Sunday, August 8, 2010.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 27
Krystalline Kraus | Activist organizers who were arrested during the G20 Summit demonstrations in Toronto are still being held in custody -- for over a month -- while others are finally starting to trickle out of jail.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 26
Krystalline Kraus | The British government will not lay charges against London police for the death of Ian Tomlinson at the 2009 G20 protests in London.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 26
Krystalline Kraus | The right to clean water should extend beyond a case for human rights to a case for the rights of all living things.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 23
Krystalline Kraus | Anti–Violence Against Women activists joined women claiming abuse by the Toronto Police at a July 22, 2010 press conference held by the Toronto Community Mobilization Network.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 21
Krystalline Kraus | Press conference on Thursday July 22, 2010. 11:00 a.m. at Toronto Rape Crisis Centre, 17 Phoebe Street.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 21
Krystalline Kraus | Check out the awesomeness here!
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 21
Krystalline Kraus | The Toronto Community Mobilization Network and Defence Fund are calling on its friends, its comrades and strangers to hold fundraising events in support of G20 legal defence.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 20
Krystalline Kraus | It does take a certain amount of courage to offer tactical critique on this issue from within the often nebulous radical/militant left but it does create space for honest and constructive debate.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 20
Krystalline Kraus | I reported yesterday on the Civil Liberties rally in Toronto, attended by 300 (a generous estimate at Queen's Park). Where was everybody on July 17, 2010?
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 19
Krystalline Kraus | "Officer Bubbles" is now famous for threatening to arrest an activist for blowing bubbles at him.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 18
Krystalline Kraus | Come check out the photos that David Coombs took at the Civil Liberties Rally at Queen's Park on Saturday July 17, 2010.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 17
Krystalline Kraus | Come check out the photos that David Coombs and I took at the Get Off the Fence Rally on Saturday June 26, 2010.

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