Monday, March 16, 2009

Aftermath Of Yesterday's Police Brutality Demonstration

Montreal police arrested at least 200 people at an anti-police brutality
demonstration on Sunday, March 15, 2009.

Anti-Police Brutality Demo Ends With Multiple Arrests -- CTV

At least 200 people were arrested at the anti-police brutality demonstration in Montreal Sunday afternoon.

Montreal police Sgt. Ian Lafrèniere said eight protestors were apprehended before the march even began, as a preventative measure.

All eight individuals were carrying rocks, bricks and other objects.

The protest, organized by the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality (COPB), began at 2 p.m. at the Mont-Royal métro station. Hundreds of people, some wearing masks, showed up to take part in the demonstration.

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More News On Brutality Demonstration

Court appearances, cleanup begin after anti-police brutality protest -- CBC
Criminal charges pending following violent Montreal anti-police brutality demo -- Canadian Press
Annual anti-police protest leads to chaos in streets of Montreal -- Globe And Mail
Montreal brutality riot nets 221 arrests -- UPI
17 facing charges in Montreal protest -- Ottawa Citizen

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