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G20 Cop Guilty

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The criminal conviction of a Toronto police officer for assaulting a protester during the G20 summit three years ago was hailed as a victory...

Man Faces 26 Charges Related To G20

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say they've charged a 27-year-old New York City man with 26 offences arising from the G20 Summit in Toronto in June 2010.Inve...

Pussy Riot Girls Aren't the First Artists to Fight the Power

Nathan Lawr | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Music
Nathan Lawr

"Pussy Riot": a Russian feminist punk band convicted and sentenced to prison for publicly denouncing, through their music, Russian President Valdimir Putin. It proves that art can challenge political power. Artists are inevitably on the frontlines of that conflict between power and expression. History is littered with examples like Pussy Riot, of artists exiled, imprisoned, or tortured for criticizing authority and official policies of their leaders. Here are just a few examples.

Man Charged With Carrying Explosives At Toronto G20 Claims Rights Violations

CBC | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

The trial of a man charged with possessing explosives in the lead up to the G20 economic summit in Toronto began on Monday, with lawyers arguing his c...

Judge Blasts Toronto Police Over G20

CBC | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada

A Toronto judge has blasted police tactics during last year's G20 summit. Lawyers defending some of the people charged with offences in connection ...