By Dru Oja Jay
Toronto Media Co-Op
Interview with Ben Powless
Mohawk activist Ben Powless describes the scene at the Novatel Hotel at 1 am on Saturday night. » Download file ‘powless-interview.mp3’ (4MB)
An estimated 150 peaceful protesters have been arrested (they were given no option to leave).
The remaining 50 peaceful protesters are trapped by the police in front of the Hotel, where workers are on strike for basic benefits. Read more about the Novatel strike here.
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