Politics in Canada
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
Ok all you babblers,
I have heard from many people who read the original version of this piece. In response to all your thoughts, I significantly reworked it to include new ideas that people shared with me and to clarify the most important ways we need to build solidarity right now.
Given the ongoing need for unity as we continue to work to get our friends out of jail, get all the charges dropped, and build the movement from within, seems like a good time to post this new and updated version.
Toronto and Vancouver: On legitimate and illegitimate protest