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Mon Jan 29 2001
Police State
Mon Jan 29 2001
Police State
By January, Canadian border patrol had already begun to turn away suspected demonstrators, including renowned activist Lorenzo Kamboa Ervin. Canadian authorities, preparing the largest police deployment in the country\'s history, will establish a four square mile security perimeter in downtown Quebec, surrounded by an enormous metal fence. There are plans to clear six hundred plus inmates from a local prison for the duration of the Summit to house arrested protestors. Local legislators also unsuccessfully attempted to pass a bylaw which would have made it illegal to \"wear or have in your possession a mask, hood, ski mask, or any other object of the same nature to cover one\'s face, in whole or in part.\" The intensity of the state\'s authoritarian response is not surprising. As the overall movement to contest global capitalism continues to grow, that system\'s guardians persist cutting back the rights of its opponents. Meanwhile, FTAA opposition gears up by tearing down the security fence erected to keep out unwanted protesters. Read a document outlining citizen\'s rights.
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