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G8/G20 Communique: Free the Toronto 900!

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The G20 arrestees have been dubbed the Toronto 900, though that number may again rise. Hopefully, we won’t be asking for amnesty for the Toronto 1,000!

G20-related detentions biggest mass arrests in Canadian history

Amnesty International wants G8-G20 security reviewed

Facebook Petition:Canadians Demanding a Public Inquiry into Toronto G20

I'll be attending the rally, follow it on Twitter: @rabbleca and @krystalline_k

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JAIL SOLIDARITY RALLY! Toronto Condemns Police Violence

Monday, June 28th

5:30 pm

Police Headquarters, 40 College Street (at Yonge Street)

Speakers:

Naomi Klein

Ben Powless

Judy Rebick

David McNally

Abeer Majeed

Testimonies from people who've been brutalized by police Over the past two days, police have rounded and arrested up hundreds of people.

They have been denied access to lawyers, telephones, food and water, and held in deplorable conditions in makeshift steel cages. Many have been beaten in the streets and in their homes; shot at with rubber bullets and tear gas; some have been sent to hospital with severe injuries. Hundreds are still in custody as of Sunday night.

We need to get our people out. We need to take our city back from the armed fortress that it has been turned into. We will let the police know that we will not tolerate the arrests, beatings and attempt to intimidate the people of Toronto.

Our community stands with the people whose lives have been disrupted by the G20, and by police violence. We will demand that all those arrested be released, and released now!

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