Still Looking for Answers: Hearings and Inquiries into the G20 Summit

Police in riot gear during the G20 Summit in Toronto in June 2010. Photo by Paul Rudowski.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

In CJFE’s Review on Free Expression 2010/2011, we wrote about the ongoing search for answers about the G20 Summit protests. Over the weekend of June 25-27, 2010, journalists had their cameras seized, film destroyed and memory cards erased. Some were detained for up to 20 hours, being denied food, water and access to legal assistance. Another journalist was shot with a rubber bullet. While being arrested, a few journalists reported being physically assaulted and threatened with sexual assault. Over a year later, Canadians are still waiting for someone to take responsibility for the mass violations of free expression and other human rights.

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