David Suzuki on the crisis of violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and the “hard work and leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.”
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I spend the last five hours digesting the contents of the report on the first systematic look the NYPD’s response to Occupy Wall Street protests. The report is the product of an eight-month investigation undertaken by law clinics at Fordham, Harvard, NYU and Stanford.
Titled “Suppressing Protest: Human Rights Violations in the U.S. Response to . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: NYPD brutalized Occupy Wall Street protesters and violated their rights: REPORT
… of the freak who has been sexually assaulting women in the Alta Vista area. Please feel free to copy and paste into any media where we can get some broad coverage. SOMEONE has to know this freak! Call the cops if you do! Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario
Despite the CBC puff piece interview of Ottawa Police Chief Vern White on his appointment by the Harper government to the Senate, many will remember him as the chief presiding over infamous police prisoner abuse cases in Ottawa, especially the one involving Tracy Bonds.
Given Stephen Harper’s diversionary crackdown-on-declining-crime-legislation, his choice makes perfect sense. Recommend . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Ottawa Police Chief (Do You Remember Tracy Bonds?) Appointed to Senate
Occupy Ottawa’s tents are gone from Confederation Park. But the movement’s right to use the park to exercise its freedoms of assembly and expression, which are enshrined in Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, remains …Read More
Metro News reports on my injuries sustained when I was dragged by Ottawa Police officers during the eviction of Occupy Ottawa protesters from Confederation Park shortly after 2.am yesterday. Quote from the paper: “”They dragged me …Read More
By Obert Madondo Even as the threat of eviction from Confederation Park looms larger, the Occupy Ottawa movement is getting stronger, says Arun Smith. Yesterday, the movement held simultaneous marches before four key Ottawa landmarks: …Read More
Dawg had a timely post yesterday on the scandalous conduct of the NYPD during the Occupy Wall Street protests.To that, add this “long line of Canadians being arrested for protecting Canada” on Parliament Hill today:Pic tweeted by @thevillagegreen . . . → Read More: No freedom of assembly in Harperica
For anyone concerned about police brutality and abuse of power, I urge you to check out the latest posting on Dawg’s Blog, which details how Ottawa police beat a sleeping homeless person.Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: More Police Brutality