G20: Police Attack against Peaceful Protest

Steve Paikin, veteran Canadian journalist, describes arrest and beating of Guardian newspaper journalist.

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  1. mary said on June 28th, 2010 at 10:25am #

    An excellent testimony without hyperbole.

    One point – it has aleady been reported here that agents provocateurs were being used

    and another – This is a reference to They Thought They Were Free – Milton Mayer on Germany 1933-1945.

    We are surely reaching a similar situation.

  2. Don Hawkins said on June 28th, 2010 at 10:45am #

    The fence the wall and here in the States I watched Fox New’s last night the protesters were called punk’s Fox New’s is fair and balanced. Yes the protesters were put in a very bad light. On the other side of the fence as they were enjoying the orange chicken any light? I will sent you all a donation I don’t text but my kid’s do.

  3. observing said on June 30th, 2010 at 9:06am #

    I have watched Paikin’s outlook “evolve” over many years at TVO. Maybe Steve now sees it’s time to resume asking tough questions of the politico-corporatists who have been getting an increasingly easier ride under Dolton McGoofy’s endless assault of Ontario public television.

    The G20 and G8 were deliberate, calculated assaults on our civil rights, not just the peaceful protesters who dared face down the black-clad riot goons. The McGoofy Fiberals and their law-and-order lobby reached back to a law crafted in the late 30’s to justify their actions.

    Shame, shame, shame on you all. The military/corporate/politicos that dreamt it up and the rank-and-file officers who just “followed orders”.