Police arrest over 100 peaceful protesters

Protesters trapped in front of Novatel by police. Photo: Activestills

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.

ALSO SEE: Riot police shoot at media while they actively push peaceful marchers out of Queens Park which is the designated safe zone for those protesting the G8 & G20 in Toronto, Ontario

2 responses to “Police arrest over 100 peaceful protesters

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