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Police violence against peaceful protesters and by-standers is an attack on human rights!

Posted by anakbayantoronto on May 14, 2009

Statement
8 May 2009

Police violence against peaceful protesters and by-standers is an attack on human rights!

Migrante Ontario Youth condemns the police violence against Adrienne Lee, Myk Miranda and Jeffrey Miranda at approximately 5:30 p.m. on May 2, 2009 near the peaceful Tamil protest on University Avenue.  The police actions against them were a display of unnecessary use of force and an indication of the growing repression of Canadian law enforcers of people’s right to freedom of assembly.

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