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G20 Bail hearings continue, Crown appealing some releases

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Bail hearings continue for G20 activists detained for a month;

Crown appealing release of some. Communities express support for defendants and denounce criminalization of dissent.

July 26, Toronto - Leah Henderson, Amanda (Mandy) Hiscocks, and Alex Hundert, along with others, are facing politically-motivated charges in relation to the Toronto G8/G20 protests. The three were pre-emptively arrested at gun-point in a house raid on the morning of June 26, before protests began.

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Jul 22, 2010
Journalist Jesse Rosenfeld is arrested and taken away to the detention centre. Photo: Activestills

Arresting the G20 press

Jesse Rosenfeld
A month ago, mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto were meant to silence protest and dissent. They were also intended to shut down scrutiny by the media. Four of us have now filed a complaint.
News
Jul 22, 2010
Journalist Jesse Rosenfeld is arrested and taken away to the detention centre. Photo: Activestills

Arresting the G20 press

Jesse Rosenfeld
A month ago, mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto were meant to silence protest and dissent. They were also intended to shut down scrutiny by the media. Four of us have now filed a complaint.
News
Jul 20, 2010

Lament for civility

Susan Riley
Kory Teneycke, former media chief for Stephen Harper, is ready with Sun TV News to take his stinging invective to a larger stage -- and, critics fear, to accelerate the trivialization of our politics.

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