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Any chance you could provide proof of that? Maybe something in black and white from officers that designed these techniques? Or was that a personal opinion?
Originally posted by Nammu
reply to post by masqua
Its a technique that treats all protesters as threats and punishes them just fior being there.
The Ontario government acted in haste and should never have passed the infamous G20 Regulation 233 without at least alerting the public, Premier Dalton McGuinty says.
McGuinty said his government used a law "that has now been brought into disrepute" and is prepared to make changes to that legislation.
More than 1,000 arrests were made during the G20, but the ombudsman said hundreds or thousands more people were detained without cause.
The 1939 Public Works Protection Act was originally passed to protect courthouses and other public buildings after Canada declared war on Germany. Updating it to give police extra powers during the G20 was probably a mistake, McGuinty admitted.
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