Elena Smith was caught in the mass arrests outside the Novatel building. Let out at 3 a.m., approximately 28 hours after her arrest, Smith reveals she was never able to call somebody and was subjected to cramped and freezing conditions inside.
After the crowd stops to sing "Oh Canada" during a a peaceful G20 protest at Queen and Spadina, Toronto police charge.
June 26th 2010, 25,000 people march peacefully through the streets of Toronto. Any attempt to march closer to the fence and red zone is blocked by police. Dave Coles, president of the Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union, warns police not to move on peaceful protesters.
Film by Manly Media.
What the media ignored: 25,000 peacefully demonstrate against G20 policies and the Harper government in Toronto
Unlike what you have likely seen on CBC or CTV, this is what the majority of activists were doing on Saturday in Toronto.
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Related rabble.ca story:
Over past months, reports have multiplied of Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) visits to the homes and even workplaces of people working for social justice. In addition to its longstanding and ongoing harassment and intimidation of indigenous peoples, immigrant communities, and others, the spy agency has become much more visible in its surveillance of movements for social justice.