National Post/Postmedia News, June 1, 2013 OTTAWA – A new change to the Criminal Code that makes it illegal to wear a mask at a protest or riot is likely to be challenged in the courts as limiting freedom of expression, experts say. The clause makes it a crime for a person to attend an […]
‘Left-wing extremists,’ anti-government Freemen among Canada’s top domestic terror threats, report reveals
Stewart Bell, National Post, Jan 3, 2013 Canadian domestic extremists are capable of orchestrating “serious acts” of political violence, according to a newly released federal intelligence report that blames such groups for nine bombings since 2004.
by Linchpin, Dec. 11, 2012 On October 31, 2012, Parliament voted to approve Bill C-309, an amendment to Section 65 of the Canadian Criminal Code also known as the Preventing Persons from Concealing Their Identity during Riots and Unlawful Assemblies Act. Following a formal rubber-stamping by the Senate, this bill will establish two new criminal […]
Against the growing wave of state repression in the Bay and beyond statement from the support committee for the ACAC 19 Dec. 3, 2012 We are a group of Bay Area radicals who are organizing together to support nineteen anti-colonial, anti-capitalist comrades (the ACAC 19) who were beaten, arrested and subjected to a media smear […]
Saira Peesker, Open File.com, September 28, 2012 G20 defendant George Horton was sentenced to 10 months in jail on September 28 for assaulting and intimidating a police officer during the riots that broke on that June 2010 weekend.