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Solidarity with the Toronto 900 rallies organized across the country

Rallies organized across Ontario and Quebec - so far!

by Common Cause

Freedom for all political prisoners!
Freedom for all political prisoners!

All out against police brutality and in solidarity with the Toronto 900!

A protest outside police headquarters in every city!

June 30, 2010 in Hamilton
5:00pm at Hamilton Police Headquarters
155 King William Street

June 30, 2010 in London
6:00 pm at London Police Headquarters
601 Dundas St (Dundas and Adelaide)

June 30, 2010 in Windsor
6:00pm at Windsor Police Headquarters
150 Goyeau Street

June 30, 2010 in Ottawa
5:30pm at 474 Elgin Street (Ottawa Police Station)

July 1, 2010 in Montreal (organized by CLAC)
12:00hr
(NOUVEAU Carré St-Louis)
(St-Denis & Rue du Square St-Louis, métro Sherbrooke)

July 1, Toronto (organized by CAPP)
5:30 - Queens Park (in front of the legislature)

 

Thursday, July 1, 2010  Victoria
2:30pm - 3:30pm The Legislature Steps

 

Sunday July 4, East Vancouver
2:00pm, China Creek Park South - West of Clark on Broadway

The events of the past week in Toronto have been unprecedented in Canadian history. Over 900 people were arrested, the biggest mass arrests ever in Canada, for daring to protest against the destructive policies of the G20.

Protesters and local residents were subjected to violent baton attacks, snatch squads, tear gas and rubber bullets. Sleeping people have been pulled from their homes at gunpoint in the middle of the night. Many have been beaten. People who have been arrested have been strip-searched and held in cages, facing long delays in obtaining legal support. We have heard numerous accounts of sexual abuse by police from women who were arrested. Journalists have been punched, arrested and had their equipment broken.

On the streets of Toronto, the mask of “liberal democracy” has slipped off and the police reminded us of the State's willingness to use blatant violence against its own population in the face of popular dissent. And thanks to citizen journalists, the alternative media and even some in the corporate media, the truth of what happened in Toronto is slowly emerging.

In order to make sure that the actions of the police state are fully exposed, we must keep up the pressure on the police and the government.

We must also publicly demonstrate our solidarity with all those arrested so that they are released as quickly as possible and charges are dropped against all those caught up in the net of the police state.

In Toronto, solidarity rallies outside detention centres and police stations are already taking place. But just as police forces from across the province converged on Toronto for the G20, so our resistance must spread out from the epicentre of oppression to every corner of the province.

Common Cause thus calls on all those concerned to take the fight back across the province and across the country.

Starting this Wednesday, June 30, we are calling for solidarity rallies outside police headquarters in as many cities as possible.

Our message will be clear:

Free the Toronto 900!

Fight back against the police state! We are putting you under surveillance!

Build the resistance against the G20! Build the resistance against austerity!

Build the general strike!

Common Cause
http://www.linchpin.ca

To add your rally to the list or to send pictures from rallies, please email us at commoncauseontario@gmail.com Media may also use the same email address to contact us. Check our website for regular updates on rallies in your city.


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Montreal : recent change

The location is no longer Square Phillips.

See : www.cmaq.net

Thank you!

Thanks for the update!

Solidarity is our weapon!

East Van

Edmonton Rally!

There will be a rally/march in Edmonton at Churchill Square - 2 pm.

Awesome, what date? Was that

Awesome, what date? Was that today?

details re: Edmonton

 Edmonton rally is Saturday, July, 3, 2:00 pm

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