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G8/G20 Communique: New arrests, bail hearings and upcoming fundraisers

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Last week, Toronto police arrested Nicodemo Catenacci, 41,  for allegedly setting fire to a police cruiser during the G20 protests in Toronto June 25-27, 2010. His photograph was released by the Toronto police G20 Investigative team on August 11, 2010.

He has been charged with arson and breach of probation. It is alleged that, on Saturday, June 26, 2010, he was involved in the burning of a police car at Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue.

Another Windsor G20 protester was arrested on Tuesday August 17, 2010. Jae Frankie Muzzin, 27, of Windsor, has been charged with mischief over $5,000 and common nuisance.

The G20 Investigative Team alleges that on June 26, 2010, during the protests in downtown Toronto, Muzzin threw a heavy object that smashed a floor-to-ceiling window at Toronto police headquarters. The window faced College Street and leads into the main room of the Toronto police museum.

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Note: There is a publication ban on Thursday's bail hearing for Alex Hundert and Leah Henderson. Long story short, the government is appealing the court ordered release of Hundert and Henderson, alleging they have breached their bail conditions for 'speaking to the media'.

Until I can all the details and nuances, here is a short blurb from the Toronto Star

Quote: A Superior Court judge has reserved his decision on whether to revoke bail of Alex Hundert and Leah Henderson for their alleged roles in the demonstrations against the G20 in Toronto. The Crown is seeking to have the pair returned to jail after they were released on bail earlier this summer. A publication ban was in effect at Thursday's hearing. Justice Todd Ducharme said he will release his ruling Sept. 13.

Roughly 300 people are scheduled to appear in court over G20 related charges on Monday August 23, 2010.

You can view the 247 Support Committee's call out for support here

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Upcoming Fundraisers:

Sunday, August 22nd- Monday August 23rd: Overnight for the G20 Arrestees!!!

5:00 pm- 5:00 am @ Steelworkers Hall- 25 Cecil Street

Monday, August 23rd: Drop the Charges - Solidarity Rally

6:00 pm @ outside Police Headquarters (College Street & Bay Street)

Tuesday, August 24th: PWYC Documentary Double Feature Night!!!

8:00 pm @ Soybomb- 156 Bathurst Street. More info to come.

Thursday, August 26th- Be Free: DJs For Prisoners!!!

9:00 pm @ Wrong Bar- 1279 Queen St. West

Friday, August 27th- Party for G20 and Special Diet Demo Arrestees!!!

9:00 pm @ Blue Moon Bar- 725 Queen St. East.

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