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Demonstrations across Canada denounce ruling in G20 case

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, Oct. 12 /CNW/ - Public demonstrations are taking place across Canada to denounce a ruling that has found alleged G20 protest 'ringleader' Alex Hundert in breach of his 'no-demonstration' bail condition for speaking as an invited panellist at two university forums in September 2010. Hundert has been in jail over the past month and a new bail hearing is underway at the Scarborough Courthouse, 1911 Eglinton Avenue East. Decrying ongoing criminalization of dissent in the post G20-period, activists in Toronto, Vancouver, Kitchener, and Edmonton are protesting under the banner "This is what a public demonstration looks like!" today.

Toronto: Rally at 55 Gould Street (Ryerson Student Centre) at 5 pm, contact Yogi Acharya 647-764-0488 and Judy Rebick (co-panelist with Hundert). Kitchener: Gather Wilfrid Laurier University Amphitheatre at 12:30, March to Waterloo Police Station, contact Rachel Avery 519 616 5549. Edmonton: Rally at Police Headquarters at 1pm, contact Chelsea Taylor at 780-722-1226. Vancouver: Rally at Vancouver Art Gallery at 5 pm, contact Sozan Savehilaghi 778 322 5349.

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