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The G20 Papers: Links to articles based on summit security Documents

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The G20 Papers: Links to articles based on summit security Documents

The 'G20 Papers' is a trove of documents on security operations at the Toronto G20, and Huntsville G8, Summits. These files were obtained through freedom-of-information legislation, predominantly from the RCMP but also from other police and security organizations.

We are now releasing these records to the public, in hopes that they will shed more light on the security apparatus for the G20, and help promote broader use of the Access to Information Act, and other freedom of information laws.  Follow this link to see a list of documents in the G20 Papers, and download them to read yourself.

The following is a list of Stories which have already been written based on documents in the G20 Papers:

How police infiltrated groups planning G20 protests by ADRIAN MORROW AND KIM MACKRAEL, Globe and Mail, Nov 22, 2011

G20 case reveals 'largest ever' police spy operation by Tim Groves and Zach Dubinsky, CBC News, Nov 22 2011

Mounties wanted ‘low-key’ probe into G20 activities, documents show by KIM MACKRAEL AND ADRIAN MORROW, Globe and Mail, Nov. 25, 2011 

 

The Following articles were written before the G20 Papers project came into exisitence but refer to documents that later became part of the G20 Papers:

Living Among Us, by Tim Groves, Briarpatch Maganzine, July 1, 2011

 

Muskoka G8 venue was ‘ideal’ for snipers: RCMP review by JIM BRONSKILL,  The Canadian Press, July 3, 2011

G20 police training exaggerated powers outside fence: files by Tim Groves, Toronto Media Co-op, December 16, 2011

To have article, blog posts or commentaries added to this list email G20papers [at] gmail [dot] com

 

 


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