On October 8, a Justice of the Peace ruled that Alex Hundert, a community organizer facing politically motivated G20 related "conspiracy" charges had violated his "no-public demonstration" bail condition for participating in panel discussions at two university events.
He was arrested on the evening of September 17 in front of his father's house after speaking on a panel at Ryerson University and has been in jail ever since.
At Alex's last bail hearing on October 12, the crown tried to impose harsher conditions, attempting to stop him from expressing his political opinions in public, or in the media. He refused these conditions and remains behind bars until he can appeal them.
For more info: www.torontomobilize.org
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