Author Archives: moeberrigan

[video] Neil D; Aggressively arrested, told to ‘Stop resisting arrest’

Name: Neil D. Occupation: City of Toronto worker Purpose of attendance To have a peaceful protest to voice concern over  alot of issues in the world now, as well as disapproval of the spending on the summit in general Advertisements

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[video] Emily B; Kept in a pepper-sprayed cage

Name: Emily B. Age: 23 Occupation: Project coordinator for local not-for-profit Read other accounts from Emily B. here: Toronto Star, June 28th “‘I will not forget what they have done to me’ 20 people arrested at the G20 tell of … Continue reading

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[video] Adam B; ‘Adequate notice [to disperse] was not given’

Name: Adam B. Occupation: Nursing student, member of the Toronto Street Medics Purpose of attendance To see if he could assist as a medic.

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[video] Elena Smith; Arrested & kept in a cage with 40 others

Name: Elena Smith

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[video] Cassandra J; Arrested, Cagemates forced to urinate on floor

Name: Cassandra J Occupation: Journalism Student Purpose of Attendance Protesting international poverty on Sunday

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[video] Dan Hamilton; Arrested, Separate Cage for Gays

Name: Dan Hamilton Age: 18 Purpose of Attendance Bystander

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Greg S; Arrested at the Esplanade

Name: Greg S. Age: 24 Occupation: Construction and renovations Purpose of Attendance I went to the rally in order to protest my extreme dissatisfaction with global governance, the pillaging of the poor to further the interests of the elite.  I … Continue reading

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Andrew S; Beaten and Arrested

Name: Andrew S. Age: 27 Occupation: Software Architect Purpose of Attendance I went to the area to see what was happening in person but ended up unwillingly caught up in the action defending my rights. Account I believe the escalation … Continue reading

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Zach W; Harrassed and Searched

Name: Zachary W. Age: 18 Purpose of Attendance To ensure protection of civil rights, as well as voice my opinion on a number of different foreign trade & labor affairs, health care issues and human rights issues. Account Sunday Around … Continue reading

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Josh N; Harrassed and Searched

The crowd alternated between defiance and terror. The police began firing rubber bullets and tear gas. I saw someone get sprayed in the face with tear gas at close range. I saw two men backing away from the police get shot by rubber bullets, one in the knee and one in the groin. Both were bleeding and had difficulty walking. Every time the police fired on the crowd, people panicked and started running. Many people fell and were trampled. Continue reading

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