Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Occupy Toronto pleads with the police to behave in a civilized manner

To the protesters involved, video everything you see. Upload your video asap, so if your phone is, um, broken, the video will survive.

City police at this weekend’s Occupy Toronto protests should take steps to avoid a repeat of the mass arrests and kettling that occurred during last year’s G20 summit, a local blogger says.

Toronto activists say they will gather in front of the Toronto Stock Exchange at the corner of King and York Streets on Oct. 15 to protest the gap between the wealthiest one per cent of people and the rest of the world. The demonstration is one of hundreds planned in cities around the world and will mimic the Occupy Wall Street protest, which began three weeks ago.

And whatever you do, don't, under any circumstances, blow bubbles at the police. They are delicate creatures and easily riled.

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