Two separate 'Casseroles Night in Canada' demonstrations in solidarity with Quebec student protests ended in arrest last night in Vancouver, with five arrested for mischief and obstructing police officers.
Detainees said they were locked in a pitch-black garage for an hour, intimidated and banned from being downtown until August. One of the demonstrators added that she was forced to remove her bra and skirt and stared at by all-male jail staff.
“When I was processed, I was made to take off my bra and skirt, and was thrown in cell,” said Anushka Nagji. “I'm completely uncomfortable to be a woman in this situation.